About Franny's Farm

Franny's Farm is an 38-acre organic farm and agri-tourism destination that welcomed over 8,000 visitors in 2017. We are home to heritage chickens, turkeys, sheep, goats, a donkey and more. Tour the organic vegetable, herb, flower and bee gardens. Visit the farm store where all our seasonal, fresh produce and poultry is for sale. The lay of the land also includes a barn, pond and ridgetop with eco-cabins & campsites. Our lodging is varies from camping to cabins to custom Barn House. Please call to schedule a private tour. We host Farm Weddings, Goat Yoga and a wide variety of private & publice events like HempX to large music festivals like BARNAROO . Our site is versatile and can accommodate a variety of occasions from workshops, retreats, birhtday parties and private events. Rest assured, you and your guests will feel far away from the hustle and bustle at Franny’s Farm, but remain conveniently close to amenities. Our property overlooks the rolling hills and valley of South Turkey Creek in Leicester, just 10 miles from downtown Asheville. Our summer FARM CAMP offers hands-on fun activities for ages 7-13. Full days packed with animal play, gardening, harvesting, cooking, swimming, scavenger hunts, hatching chicks, journaling, team-building & fun games and the famous "Friday Feast". Jr Conselor training and certification for ages 13-16.


Physical Address

22 Franny's Farm Road
Leicester NC
(Buncombe County)

Phone (828) 708-5587
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Business Contact

Frances Tacy
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Location Contact

Frances Tacy
Owner Operator
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Location Contact

Karissa Cook
Farm Events Manager
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Artisan Foods
honey, jam, preserves

Dairy & Eggs

Fruits & Berries
blackberries, blueberries, cherries, figs, strawberries, paw paws

fresh herbs

Meat, Fish & Fowl

Specialty Products

arugula, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, cucumber, edamame, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, peas, pole beans, potatoes, radish, ramps, rutabagas, salad greens, salad mix, shallots, spinach, sweet peppers, sweet potato, tomatillos, tomatoes, summer squash, pumpkins, horseradish


strawberrys & blueberries_ organic, non-gmo berries available in season




We're listed in ASAP's Wholesale Local Food Guide, ASAP's Farm to Business Trade Directory.

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Franny's Farm has a small farm store offering fresh, seasonal produce, heritage poultry, honey and an assundry of other goodies. There are opportunities to harvest your own veggies from the garden and pick blueberries.

Our store is open from April 15, 2020 to November 18, 2020.

Store Hours

  • Sun. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tue. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wed. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thu. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fri. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Our Farm Offers:

Visitors at Franny's Farm can enjoy a tour of the organic vegetable, herb, flower and bee gardens. Pick blueberries. Hike through the pastures and visit our sheep, heritage turkeys & chickens; feed the goats and donkey. Stroll through the wooded acres on the ridge and enjoy long range views. Relax in the garden or join in the planting, weeding or harvest. Sit or picnic by the pond and dangle your feet off the dock. Just have FUN and make sure you say "hi"' to Franny!

Visitor Activies:

guided farm tours, farm dinner/events, classes/workshops, event venue (weddings, parties, festivals), summer camp


Organic (not Certified), GMO-Free, Pasture Raised, Humanely Raised, Permaculture, Free Range, Certified Naturally Grown, Animal Welfare Approved


Farm House, Eco-Cabins & Camping on Franny's Farm

The Farm House is a 3 bedroom/2 bath custom living space located on the second floor, above the Barn Event Center. The Eco-Cabins are rustic-chic private sleeping cabins. They share a fully- equiped, modern kitchen & nice bathhouse. Located on the ridgetop at the "Woods Wedding Site" overlooking our working, organic farm with gardens and livestock. Long-range Appalachian Mountain views. Camping options. Accomodations available for special events. Visit our website and our Franny's Farm Facebook Page for more information.