SEED BALLS PLANTING PROJECT

The highly successful Seed Balls Planting Project was supported by a $500.00 Seed Grant to the Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and underwritten by Native American Seed.  Ginger Cole, Rural Heritage Farm Board Read More …

FARM CONTINUES TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS

A lot of improvements have been made or are being planned for the Farm.  Historical Preservationist Contractor Shane McKinley repaired and repainted weathered areas on the 1913 farmhouse.  Lonestar Roofing and Construction capped the old cistern and well near the Read More …

FARM HERITAGE DAY 2022 A GREAT SUCCESS!

Farm Heritage Day on Sunday, September 25, 2022 was a great success!  Over 400 people attended, including lots of families and children.  It was a warm but beautiful day to enjoy a variety of outdoor and indoor living history activities.  Read More …

FUTURE EVENTS AT THE FARM

We are looking forward to 2023!  Tentative dates for 2023 events at the Farm are: Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure, Sunday, April 30, 2023 Farm Heritage Day, Sunday, September 24, 2023

VIRTUAL PRAIRIE WILDLIFE & WILDFLOWER ADVENTURE

A video of the 2019 Prairie Wildlife and Wildflower Adventure shows visitors enjoying and learning about the beautiful flora and fauna of the Texas Blackland Prairie.   Enjoy this virtual tour of the Prairie Wildlife and Wildflower Adventure at the Farm any Read More …

NATIVE PRAIRIES ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP

The Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT) is an important new Community Partner of the Rural Heritage Farm.  In January 2022 Lu Ann Aday, Ph.D., President of the Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm Board, toured the impressive new NPAT headquarters Read More …