Preserving and Celebrating Minnesota's Agricultural History

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Faribault County Fair and Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
September 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Faribault
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Other Funds Leveraged
$910
Direct expenses
$7,368
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Distribute surveys during fair. Create powerpoint diary to document the beginning and final placement of sculpture.Survey of individuals involved with planning the fair regarding the quality of program and experiences.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Complete survey results can be requested from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Comments were largely positive of the experiences and several requests to continue and expand offered programming.Powerpoint diary was completed.Over 50 attended the Women in Agriculture presentation.Fourteen story nook participants were available for conversations with fair attendees during the Women in Agriculture program. Three performing artists participated in the program.

Source of Additional Funds

Faribault County Fair and Agricultural Society

Recipient Board Members
Daryl Murray
Gene Stallkamp
Robin Stenzel
Milton Steele
Leroy Larson
Marlin Krupp
'Carl Carlson
Lorraine Haugland
Marlin Prange
Joe Salisbury
Sara Gack
Randi Jacobson
Yvonne Cory
Project Overview

To create a permanent, outdoor historical art sculpture, and honor the legacy of female contributors to agriculture in a new venue, "Women in Agriculture Day."

Project Manager
First Name
Yvonne
Last Name
Cory
Organization Name
Faribault County Fair and Agricultural Society
Phone
507-526-2984
Email
yvonnec.cory@gmail.com