Better Living for Texans

Better Living for Texans

Better Living for Texans (BLT) is a nutrition education program for adults and children that are SNAP participants and SNAP eligible. The BLT program helps people make healthy meals, improve their physical fitness, save money at the grocery store, grow their own foods, and adopt better food safety habits. To learn more about BLT programs, Click Here

Ellis County residents can reach Jade Edgar by contacting the office at (972) 825-5175 or via email:

Texas Community Futures Forum 2024

We Want to Hear From YOU!

Developing educational programs based on community needs is the foundation of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s success. Our ability to meet educational needs depends on knowing what residents see as the issues that impact their lives.

What issues do you see or identify affecting your community (Ellis County) over the next 5, 10, 15, or 20 years?

Click HERE to give your feedback.

Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure

You are invited to bring your whole family to enjoy a Fun Sunday Afternoon in the country! Admission is free and the fun starts at 2 PM, Sunday, April 28, 2024, at Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm, Inc., 130 Cunningham Meadows Road, Waxahachie, 75167. For more information, visit HERE

Click HERE to view/print the flyer. 

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers a diverse array of educational programs, activities, and resources. These range from self-study activities to programs that you can attend. No matter the name, Extension programs are based on objective, research-based, practical information that you can use today.  We invite you to explore the Ellis County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service website to find informative articles, resources, volunteer programs, youth development opportunities, healthy lifestyle suggestions, and more.

More Resources for Texans

Texas A&M AgriLife Learn offers a robust selection of documents and information sheets, many of which offer a FREE downloadable version, as well as available books and other materials that expand on the topic(s).

Click Here to access AgriLife Learn.

Repository for dated documents.
Click Here to access the Ellis County AgriLife Extension Service Repository

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