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Franny Tacy: A Trailblazer in Hemp Farming

Exeleon Magazine

The Revival of Retail: A Critical Step In Returning Our Post-Pandemic Economy To "Normal"

Yahoo! Finance
June 16, 2021

Franny's Farmacy: The Pioneering CBD Franchise

The Leaders Globe
June 2021


CEO Review Magazine
April 24, 2022

The NC Hippie in High Heels - From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm

Boston Herald
February 3, 2021

FRANNY TACY: Pioneering the Hemp Market and Franchise Model with the “Highest” Quality Products & New CannaCafe

Business Talk Magazine
March 15, 2022

Franny's Farmacy CEO Franny Tacy is a Hemp and CBD Pioneer Embodying Nature in Motion

Honeysuckle Magazine
February 14, 2020

Hemp as a Crop | Frances Tacy | TEDxAsheville

TEDx Asheville
Nov 14, 2018

Building a Seed-to-Shelf Hemp Empire – Franny Tacy Founder and CEO of Franny’s Farmacy

Leaf wire
March 3, 2022


  • How We Roll with Noah Rubin – Legendary weedhead and author of the book How We RollNoah Rubin celebrated 4/20 in The Standard Plaza hosting rolling sessions with flower from Franny’s Farmacy
  • A Vivid SuiteCreative agency No.9 features a sleep kit by Franny’s Farmacy
  • Best Miami Parties – Franny’s Farmacy is featured over two days in the immersive luxury wellness programming experience.
  • Spotlight Carolina – Franny’s Farmacy is the most awarded and first cannabis store in Asheville that has expanded it’s product line to include botanicals, mushrooms and foods
  • Green Market Report – 2023 Notable Leaders in Cannabis: Franny Tacy
  • Muse by CLIO – 2 Minutes With … Franny Tacy, CEO of Franny’s Farmacy
  • Franchise Times – Florida Duo Revives CBD Concept – Franny’s Farmacy
  • The Nerd Lab – Putting the FARM in Farmacy
  • Tribune PapersFranny’s Farmacy Hemp Franchise Expands to National Reach
  • Yahoo Finance – Franny’s Farmacy Expands National Reach Through Its Hemp Franchise and Retail Success
  • Smoky Mountain News– “Five Female Owned and Operated Businesses in Asheville, N.C.”
  • Citizens Times “Hemp Pasta Food Truck, Franny’s Pasta & Prana is now open!”
  • Athens Banner-Herald– “Athens-Clarke commission to vote on decriminalizing marijuana, $1 fine as a possession penalty”
  • Appen Media– “Franny’s Farmacy Alpharetta is now open”
  • MountainX– “Heritiage Fire took place on Franny’s Farm in Leicester, where the celebration of live-fire culinary comes alive”
  • YAHOO– “Christian Siriano Celebrates His New Boutique The Collective West with Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Authority Magazine– “Wisdom From The Women Leading The Cannabis Industry, With Forozan ‘Zan’ Karim of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Citizen Times– “CBD supporters in WNC anxious for state to affirm hemp legality”
  • MountainX– “Supporters of medical marijuana and the local hemp industry want to see the state allow the use of cannabis as a treatment option for debilitating medical conditions.”
  • WLOS– “A state law that legalizes the hemp industry in North Carolina is set to expire at the end of June.”
  • The Weekly Roundup“Ben Kinney speaks with Franny Tacy, the Owner & CEO of Franny’s Farmacy, a woman owned health and wellness company. The birth and growth of her company and her involvement in the evolution of the hemp industry in NC, among other things.”
  • Medium– “Wisdom From The Women Leading The Cannabis Industry, With Sondra Hellund of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Prepared Foods– “Franny’s Farmacy Debuts CBD-Infused Bonbons”
  • RiderFlex YouTube– “Franny Tacy; CEO, Franny’s Farmacy | Riderflex”
  • MJ Biz Daily– “As more states legalize marijuana, CBD retailers face an identity crisis”
  • The Frankie Boyer Show– “Franny Tacy of Franny’s Farmacy, Victor Pinho of Emerald Farm Tours, Jack Roosevelt of Lucida Club for the Cannacurious”
  • Business Of Cannabis– “How legalization might threaten the CBD industry”
  • WLOS– “Some fear North Carolina’s hemp industry is in jeopardy with law set to expire”
  • The Dime Podcast– “91: Franchises in the Cannabinoid Industry ft. Franny Tacy”
  • Business Talk Mag.– “FRANNY TACY: Pioneering the Hemp Market and Franchise Model with the “Highest” Quality Products & New CannaCafe”
  • AVLToday– “Ten questions with Franny Tacy”
  • myCannabis– “INTERVIEWS Franny Tacy, CEO at Franny’s Farmacy- Interview Series”
  • Business Talk– “FRANNY TACY: Pioneering the Hemp Market and Franchise Model with the “Highest” Quality Products & New CannaCafe”
  • LeafWire– “Building a Seed-to-Shelf Hemp Empire – Franny Tacy, Founder and CEO of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Nancy On Norwalk– “Norwalk photos: ‘Rebel Daughter Day’ in Art Park”
  • Red & Black– “The Athens Frontline Podcast: Cannabis”
  • Smoky Mountain News– “Franny’s Farmacy Opens South Slope Location”
  • Green Lane Communication– “Episode 40: Franny Tacy Breaks Down What Courage in Cannabis Means to Her”
  • Honey Suckle Mag– “Franny’s Farmacy CEO Franny Tacy is a Hemp and CBD Pioneer Embodying Nature in Motion”
  • Speaking of Travel– “A Special Conversation With Franny of Franny’s Farm And Mike of Pasta & Prana”
  • The Canna Mom Show– “Finding Courage and Joy in Cannabis – Episode One”
  • Cannabinoid Connect– “Podcast #242: Franny Tacy, Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Benzinga– “Growing Hemp On Government-Owned Land? One Connecticut Cultivator Is Doing It”
  • Hemp Industry Daily– “Negative online reviews can sink your business. Here’s how to handle them.”
  • Honeysuckle Mag– “Damian Marley: From The Most High”
  • Delta-8 Magazine– “Best Delta-8 Flower 2021 and Where to Buy”
  • The Charlotte Weekly – “Franny’s Farmacy expands to Charlotte”
  • KISS 95.1 FM – “Franny’s Farmacy in Charlotte Gives Back to Local First Responders and Fire Departments”
  • Mountain X – “The delta-8 debate”
  • Exeleon – “Franny Tacy: A Trailblazer in Hemp Farming”
  • Epic Entrepreneurs – “Episode 38: Franny Tacy | The Revival Of Retail”
  • Trichomes – “The Growth & Shift of CBD Sales in The U.S. – HiO Interview: Franny Tacy of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • HEMPIRE Radio – “Franny Tacy, CEO of Franny’s Farmacy today on Hempire only on Cannabis Radio.”
  • GREENLANE – “Episode 28: The Revival of Retail with Franny’s Farmacy’s CEO, Franny Tacy”
  • CALACANN – “The First Legal Female Hemp Grower on Pioneering and Expanding the Southeast Cannabis Industry”
  • USA CBD Expo ATLANTA 2021 – “The Future Of Retail For CBD And Hemp-Wellness With Franny Tacy”
  • Hartford Courant – “The Art of Cooking with Cannabis’ author leverages newly legalized pot”
  • The Leaders Globe – “Franny’s Farmacy: The Pioneering CBD Franchise”
  • Carolina Spotlight – “WLOS Interview’s Franny for Carolina Spotlight.”
  • MJBizDaily – “Cannabis retailers ease COVID restrictions, but many require masks, others steps”
  • Kight of Cannabis – “Delta-8 THC and State Law”
  • WNC Magazine – “Seed of Change: Utopian Seed Projects Tackles the Climate Crisis Through Crop Diversity”
  • Hemp Industry Daily – “Choosing the best location for your retail CBD business”
  • Packaging World – “Retail and E-Comm: 4 Considerations in Uncertain Economic Times”
  • – “The NC Hippie in High Heels – From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm”
  • – “The NC Hippie in High Heels – From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm”
  • Yahoo! Finance – “The NC Hippie in High Heels – From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm”
  • AVL Today – “21 ways to get hygge with it in Asheville, NC”
  • Green Market Report – “2020 Holiday Guide: Luxury Gifts”
  • Greenville Journal – “Supper club to combine local CBD with farm-to-table menu”
  • Women Leading in Cannabis Podcast – “Franny Tacy, Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Vanguard Media Magazine – “Farming a Brighter Future”
  • Thinking Outside The Bud Podcast – “Episode 200: Franny Tacy”
  • The Marijuana Times – “From Big Pharma to Farm: How Franny Tacy Became North Carolina’s First Female Hemp Farmer”
  • Mountain Xpress – “Women in Business Issue”
  • – “Women Leading The Cannabis Industry: “The pace at which this industry is developing is staggering”, with Franny Tacy
  • Benzinga – “Are CBD Labels Accurate? Too Many Brands Are Misleading Consumers, Studies Show”
  • LeafReport – “Isolate, Distillate, Full Spectrum: How to know what you’re buying”
  • Green Entrepreneur – “Isolate, Distillate, Full Spectrum: Understanding What CBD You’re Buying”
  • WeedBudz Radio – “Strategic Partnerships and Marketing with Ellyn Weitzman”
  • 420Intel – “5 Ways Cannabis Leaders Profit From Public Relations”
  • Green Entrepreneur – “Stay The Course’ – Q&A With Griff Conti On Hemp, CBD Retail Success”
  • CTPost – “New stores bring California fashion and more to Westport”
  • – “New stores bring California fashion to Westport”
  • – “Franny’s Farmacy Hosts First Storefront Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony in Westport, CT since March 2020”
  • Aspioneer – “The 20 Hottest Franchises in 2020”
  • Patch – “New CBD Shop Set To Open In Downtown Westport”
  • PR Newswire – “Franny’s Manufacturing is Raising Capital via Equity Crowdfunding to Expand CBD Operations”
  • Franchise Times – “Franny’s Farmacy launches CBD franchise stores”
  • Hickory Daily Record “From Fad To Sustainable CBD, Stores Tout Relationships Pain Relief”
  • Hemp Grower – “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Location in Hickory, N.C.”
  • Green Market Report – “BUSINESS DAILY HIT The Daily Hit: January 7, 2020”
  • – “Franny’s Farmacy Announces Online Public Offering for Manufacturing Fundraise”
  • Yahoo! Finance – “The Week In Cannabis: MedMen And Sundial Lose Their CEOs, Santa Cruz Gets Trippy And Much More”
  • Benzinga“The Week In Cannabis: MedMen And Sundial Lose Their CEOs, Santa Cruz Gets Trippy And Much More”
  • The Athens Banner-Herald – “Franny’s Farmacy offering CBD products in Athens”
  • – “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Dispensary in Hickory, NC”
  • The Red & Black“New CBD store in Athens will celebrate grand opening on Jan. 23-26”
  • FOX Carolina News – “Franny’s Farmacy Cannabis Cookoff”
  • Citizen-Times – “Inside dish: More than awards at Food Fan Awards; Fringe Fest shines a little spotlight on food”
  • Extraction Magazine – “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Dispensary in Athens, GA”
  • Yahoo Finance Benzinga Stock News Feed The Week In Cannabis: New York, Mississippi, Illinois, Mexico, High Times And More”
  • “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Dispensary in Athens, GA”
  • Ministry Of Hemp“Franny Tacy, The First Woman To Farm Hemp in North Carolina”
  • Seasonal Memories“Men’s Holiday Gift Guide 2019”
  • We’re Far From Normal“The Best Gift Ideas For Busy Moms”
  •“First Female North Carolina Hemp Farmer Brings CBD Boutique Pop-Up to Bedford Square”
  • FSM Media“FSM Media Holiday Gift Guide 2019” (Slides 76, 77 & 78)
  • CBD TODAY “Franny’s Farmacy Is Home to North Carolina’s First Female Hemp Farmer.”
  • Benzinga “Brazil Regulates Sales, Michigan Starts Adult Sales, Lil Wayne Goes Green, Federal Agencies Move Forward”
  • Medium “Women Leading The Cannabis Industry: “The pace at which this industry is developing is staggering, Franny Tacy”
  • National Investor Network“Interview with Franny’s Farmacy CEO Jeff Tacy – Ep. 2 – The Equity Crowdfunding Report”
  • Charleston City Paper“Invest in Franny’s Farmacy and Carolina Cannabis”
  • CBS17“1st ‘World Hemp Market’ held in Durham in effort to remove stigma”
  • The Blue Banner“Franny’s Farmacy grows quickly, teaching others to do the same”
  • The Blue Banner“Hemp takes a hit in Asheville”
  • PBS News“What’s fueling the growth in North Carolina hemp production”
  • Blue Ridge Country “Fall Fun at Franny’s Farm”
  • WLOS 13 ABC “Spotlight Carolina”
  • Biltmore Beacon – “Come Learn About The Growing Hemp Industry in WNC”
  • Channel 7 WSPA – “Franny’s Farmacy holding “Girl’s Trip” next Thursday”
  • WNC Magazine – “The Green Rush“
  • Chicago Tribune – “Women leading way as hemp revival sweeps Western North Carolina“
  • Asheville Citizen Times – “Women leading way as hemp revival sweeps Western North Carolina“
  • WLOS 13 ABC “Spotlight Carolina”
  • Charleston City Paper “Asheville-based hemp dispensary, Franny’s Farmacy, opening soon on King Street”
  • WLOS 13 ABC “SBI proposes changes in state hemp laws to clear up confusion”
  • FOX Carolina “CBD shop opens in Greenville”
  • WYFF Channel 4 “Franny’s Farmacy opens in Greenville”
  • WLOS 13“Road Trippin at Franny’s Farmacy Hendersonville”
  • Upstate Business Journal“Franny’s Farmacy opens in Westone development”
  • WNC Guide“Hemptastic Farm Tours @ Frannys Farm”
  • WLOS 13- “CBD Oil in Pet Products”
  • Mountain Xpress- “Science Pub: A Conversation About Hemp”
  • WLOS 13 ABC-“Frannys Full Line of CBD Products”
  • WLOS 13 ABC– “News 13 Investigates: Mountain stores aren’t budging when it comes to CBD in food products”
  • WLOS 13 ABC– “N.C. lawmakers to help grow local hemp industry with Farm Act”
  • WLOS 13 ABC – “Rain more than an inconvenience — it’s threatening the hemp crop”
  • Vacation Idea – “25 best North Carolina Wedding Venues”
  • Entreprenuer Magazine– “From Seed to Shelf, How This Husband-Wife Duo Created a ‘Hempire’”
  • Agri-Pulse “Farm bill puts hemp on the map and in the ground”
  • Biltmore Beacon– “De-stress on Franny’s Farm with baby goats”
  • Franny on TEDx “The adventures of a female hemp pioneer in North Carolina”
  • Channel 7 News “Greenville, SC – We had some special visitors on Carolina Morning Friday.”
  • Carolina Spotlight, ABC News“Franny’s Farmacy offers a full line of CBD and Hemp products from Tinctures, Vape Pens, Smokables, Pet Products, Edibles and Topicals (Healing Lotion, Salve and Massage Oil).”
  • Mountain Xpress– “Year in review: Noteworthy WNC farm & garden news”
  • Ashvegas – “Hendersonville gets first hemp dispensary as Franny’s Farmacy expands”
  • The Free Thought Project– “As Hemp Legalized, Facebook Now Banning Hemp Pages in Apparent Move to Protect Big Pharma”
  • Mountain Xpress“Franny’s Farmacy opens first CBD store in Hendersonville”
  • Fox Carolina“First CBD store opens in Hendersonville, NC”
  • WLOS Grand Opening Video ABC- “CBD Dispensary Open in Asheville on Merrimon Ave”
  • Carolina Cannabis News – “Franny’s Farmacy radio ad pulled ahead of grand opening”
  • 3 Big reasons to visit HempX Asheville 2018
  • Well Fed Baker-Chocolate Hemp Seed Butter & A Trip to Franny’s Farm
  • WSOCTV – “Local hemp farm owner ups security after increase in visitors”
  • WLOS 13 ABC – WNC industrial hemp pioneer to speak at TEDxAsheville 2018″
  • WLOS 13 ABC – “Buncombe County farmer puts her high-profile garden on lockdown”
  • WLOS 13 ABC – “Reality Check: Industrial hemp 1 year after the movement started, where things stand now”
  • Mountain Xpress – “WNC’s industrial hemp growers reflect on experimental first season”
  • Capital at Play– “Farmers  Fired up for Hemp”

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