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 …

NEW MAILING ADDRESS

The Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm Inc has a new mailing address.  Our new mailing address is:   Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm Inc c/o Ellis County Museum, Inc 201 S. College St. Waxahachie, TX 75165

SEEDBALLS PLANTING PROJECT

Seedballs Planting Day at the Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm on the Martin Luther King Day of Service, Monday, January 17, 2022, was a great success!  Ginger Cole, Rural Heritage Farm Board Member and Project Director, reported that 2,000 to 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 …

RESTORATION OF FARM’S CHICKEN SHED

Restoration of the old chicken shed at the Farm is complete!  Historic Preservationist Contractor Jeff Smith has done a great job of straightening up and constructing a secure foundation for the shed, which, when built, was simply grounded by its Read More …

CONSERVATION EASEMENT

With the help of property attorney Kathryn Tancig and the Texas Land Conservancy the Board of Directors developed a conservation easement on the Farm so that the property will remain open space and farmland in perpetuity.  The easement has been Read More …