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 …

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

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 …

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 …