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.
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.