Agricultural Heritage Outreach Program

Organization:
Tobacco Farm Life Museum, Inc.
Amount:
$40,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Johnston
Description:

The Tobacco Farm Life Museum was established to preserve the history and cultural heritage of the eastern North Carolina tobacco farm family and to interpret and present this legacy to the public. Located in Kenly, Johnston County, the museum attracts tourists interested in folklife, tobacco production, and agriculture in general. Educational programs are also regular fare of the museum. This grant is to be used for an Agricultural Heritage Outreach Program that will include traveling exhibits, a lecture series, workshops and classes for youth, organizing tours to local farms, and an on-site farmers market, all of which are designed to provide expanded support to the museum and revenues for participating farmers.

Contact:
Ms. Lynn Wagner PO Box 88 Hwy. 301 N. Kenly, North Carolina 27893 (919) 284-3431
Areas Served:
Wilson, Nash, Johnston

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