Great Blue Farms

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Great Blue Farms



Brighten Up Your Life With Our Vibrant Blooms!


Great Blue Farms is a Denny family farm.  Established in 1937, located in the Nantahala Community of Western North Carolina. Great Blue Farms is committed to growing seasonal cut flowers without harmful chemicals or pesticides.



Meet the Owner


Jodie McCord is a farmer/florist with a life long passion for gardening, flowers and plants. She dreamed of following in her grandparents’ footsteps by farming their tobacco farm someday. With the help of her mother, Susie Denny Beasley, and having generations of flower lovers in her family, Jodie felt flowers would be the perfect crop.

Jodie is a native of Macon Co. North Carolina, a master gardener, received a landscape and horticulture certification from Midlands Technical College and has attended many farm and floral design workshops and conferences including the following:

  • OMRI Organic Certification Workshop
  • John C. Campbell’s Classes for Sustainable Farming Methods
  • Flower School of New York
  • Floret Farms online workshop 2020


      • Southwestern Community College's Appalachian Farm School
      • Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers  conferences and workshops


Membership and Affiliations

      • Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
      • Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers
      • Floret Farmer-Florist Collective
      • NC Agritourism Networking Association
      • Slow Flowers

Contact Information

Great Blue Farms

1101 Briartown Church Road

Nantahala, North Carolina 28781

Phone: 828-508-1502 | Email: [email protected] 

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