The first female hemp grower in North CarolinaFranny Tacy is a serious hemp entrepenuer; her vertically integrated businesses including growing, processing, manufacturing, distribution, retail, franchises, lodging, events, goat yoga and growing. She joins Kyra Reed to talk about Franny Farmacy and what it took to be the first female hemp grower in North Carolina.Produced By MJBulls
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016 Betting the Farmacy and Crowd Funding on Your Woman Owned Cannabis Brand with Franny Tacy of Frannies Farmacy
To Be Blunt: The Podcast for Cannabis Marketers
Franny Tacy is the owner of Franny’s Farmacy and the first female hemp farmer in North Carolina. On today’s show, Franny walks us through how crowdfunding for businesses works and what it’s like being a woman in an industry dominated by men.[00:01 – 10:03] Betting the Farmacy and Crowd Funding on Your Woman-Owned Cannabis BrandFranny talks about her journey from working in pharmaceuticals to founding Franny’s FarmacyThe first in the country to do crowdfunding for a business[10:04 – 24:22] Welcome Transition for the BrandWhat Franny’s Farmacy is all about.[24:22 – 31:10] Advocates for the PlantLet’s be good stewards and share the goodness that this plant brings[31:11 – 44:09] Evolving the BrandHow did you come up with the idea of the brand, and how do you further evolve it?[44:10 – 50:25] Closing SegmentFinal thoughts from FrannyPeople need a person and a brand that they can believe and trust.Connect with Franny online!Franny Tacy, Owner of Franny’s Farmacy, is the first female hemp farmer in North Carolina in over 75 years. Franny is one of the preeminent experts of all things hemp, participates in the hemp Research Trials with North Carolina State University, has a TEDx speech on hemp, and is a founder of the non-profit Women in Hemp. She has degrees and work experience in Forestry and Education and worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over a decade prior to transitioning into the cannabis space.Shayda Torabi has been called one of the most influential Women in WordPress and now she’s one of the women leading the cannabis reformation conversation building one of Texas’ premier CBD brands. She’s currently the CEO and Co-Founder of RESTART CBD, a female-run education first CBD wellness brand. And has formerly held marketing positions at WP Engine and WebDevStudios. Shayda is the host of a podcast for cannabis marketers called To Be Blunt, where she interviews top cannabis brands on their most successful marketing initiatives. When Shayda’s not building her cannabiz in Texas, you can find her on the road exploring the best hikes and spots for vegan ice cream. Follow Shayda at @withshayda. Tweetable Quotes:“If you see it, know it, you just gotta stand up, and I’ve done it time and time again. Even in that TED talk, we haven’t even opened our first dispensary. I was just talking about how much I love the plant, and I was dedicated to it. So, we’ve come a long way, and my voice would get shaky. I have had to work on my voice, we all have a voice.” – Franny Tacy“Whatever you’re good at, if you love cannabis, there is a space for you.” – Franny Tacy SPONSORSHIP is brought to you by Restart CBD. Check them out for your CBD needs!LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to join me for episodes featuring some serious cannabis industry by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes. You can listen to my podcast on Spotify, Stitcher,
Franny Tacy has combined her life-long passion for agriculture and her love for hemp to create a Franny's Farm in North Carolina. She's developed a blue-print for a sustainable, self-sufficient and profitable small farms with hemp as it's center piece. She speaks to Joy Beckerman about the lessons she's learn with hemp including valuable advice for people new to farming it.Produced By MJBulls Media | Cannabis Podcast Network
14. Agrotourism and the Importance of Small Hemp Farms w/ Nature Mama Franny Tacy
Frances (Franny) Tacy is a hemp farmer, educator, speaker, product developer, and distributor of Franny's Farmarcy hemp products in Leicester, NC. Tacy has a background in forestry, education, and pharmaceuticals and runs Franny’s Farm with her family. It is a working hemp farm, goat farm, and agritourism destination designed to educate and inspire people. Tacy is a mover and a shaker in the movement to bring a wide variety of hemp products to a growing market.