Noun (pejorative): A male homosexual.
Farmer, Fannie Merritt, 1857–1915, American cookbook author and teacher and writer on cookery, b. Boston. Director of the Boston Cooking School 1891-1902, after which she opened Miss Farmer's School of Cookery. Edited "The Boston Cooking School Cook Book" (1896), one of the best-known and most popular of American cookbooks, which sold 4-million copies through 1977.
Noun. A brand of chocolates and candies, named after the famous cookbook author Fanny Farmer, and sold through the eponymous candy store chain.