Historic Johnson Farm
Historic Johnson Farm is a heritage education center owned by Henderson County Public Schools. It is managed by volunteers and Friends of the Farm through the Henderson County Education Foundation, Inc. It offers school field trips, animals, tours, nature trails, picnic tables and 10 historic structures on 15 acres of forest, fields and streams. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a North Carolina Cultural Treasure. Only three school systems in the US own a farm.
Click HERE for an informational video on Johnson Farm.
Farm is open to the public
Tuesday through Friday from September through May, following the traditional school year calendar. The farm is open Monday through Thursday June through August, during the school system’s summer break.
Tours for the public are at 10:30 am. Tour fees are $5 for adults, $3 for students K-12, and preschoolers are free. The grounds are free and open to the public for walking on operating days.
School Tours, Field Trips and Group Tours
School group tours and field trips are available free of charge to teachers and students of Henderson County Public Schools. A fee is charged for students from other counties. Tables are available in the meadow for carry-in picnic lunches . Sorry, no concessions available. Call 891-6585 to schedule a tour or field trip.
The farm is also an ideal setting for outings for senior groups or other organizations. We have a special rate available for group tours. Please call the farm office if you would like to schedule a tour. A small gift shop gives you the opportunity to bring home a piece of local heritage.
(See individual pages for details.)
Fiber Expo – February 1, 2014
Lunch ‘N Learn – Antique Tools – February 4, 2014
Lunch ‘N Learn – Keeping Bees Safely – February 18, 2014
Kickoff Potluck for Farm Festival – February 21, 2014
Lunch ‘N Learn – Johnson Farm “Firsts” – March 11, 2014
Lunch ‘N Learn – Attracting Hummingbirds – March 25, 2014
Farm Festival – April 26, 2014
Antiques Evaluation – May 14, 2014
Art Days at Johnson Farm – May 23-25, 2014
Weaver’s Camps (3) – June, 2014
Lego Blast – June 14, 2014
Art Sale at Johnson Farm – June 20, 2014
“Grand and Me” – June 24, 2014
Art Camp – June 25-27, 2014
Storytelling at Johnson Farm – August 6, 2014
Teddy Bear Tea Party – August 13, 2014
“Grand and Me, Fall Experience” – October 22, 2014
Christmas at the Farm Festival -December 6, 2014
3346 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792