Richardson's Historic Spring Creek Farm Sells to Local Real Estate Firm

One of the few reminders of Richardson's small-town past has changed hands.The almost 27 acres at the northeast corner of Plano and Lookout roads is what's left of the old Owens Spring Creek Farm.The Owens family of sausage fame started their business in Richardson in the 1920s.In the early 1960s they bought a tract of farmland along Spring Creek for their business.For years the old farm hosted tours and hayrides with a petting zoo and holiday events.Ohio-based Bob Evans Farms bought the Owens brand in 1987 and in 2013 closed the Richardson plant and farm.  Continue reading...

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