Tobacco Grower Communication Assistance

Project will help provide timely information to tobacco farm families by assisting with postage costs of 10,000 bi-monthly Tobacco Grower Newsletters and the printing and distribution of the Tobacco Grower Resource Guide.

Johnston County Farmer’s Market and Craft Center

Project will convert a tobacco warehouse to a farmer’s market and craft center. The project will provide stalls for up to 106 vendors. From a list of 950 potential suppliers, 35 have already reserved 55 booths, which would create 105 full-time jobs. Provides...

Sustaining Working Farms Through Conservation

Project will build on the ongoing work of North Carolina Land Trusts to contact tobacco farmers and buyout participants to make them more aware of conservation easements as a tool to protect their farms, keep them in farming, and provide tax incentives and other...