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3083 Liberty Road Delaware, Ohio 43015

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We are open to the public:
Monday - Friday,

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A $2 per person or $5 per family donation is appreciated for those wishing to spend time at Stratford.

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"Join us in connecting our children to the earth"

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Stratford Ecological Center is privately owned and operated and relies on no state or federal funding.

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Welcome to Stratford Ecological Center

Stratford sign The Stratford Ecological Center is a non-profit educational organic farm and nature preserve on 236 acres in Delaware County, Ohio. Visitors are welcome to explore the land, hike the 4 miles of nature tails, visit the livestock, tour the gardens and greenhouses or explore the creek, pond, prairie, swamps or State Nature Preserve. Farm products are available for sale seasonally, based on availability.

Stratford offers workshops and classes for children and adults, annual festivals, farm tours, school tours, farm camp and family programs.


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Stratford will be closed:
Noon, December 23 - January 4

Farm Camp 2015 Registration opens January 12!


Programs & Events:

December 2014

19 - Book Talks

January 2015

3 - Fiber  Circle
7 -Beekeeping Apprenticeship
13 - Herbal Study Group
15 - Photo Club
17 - Cooking Club for Kids
17 -Beekeeping Apprenticeship
23 - Book Talks
24 - Seed Starting

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2013 Annual Report
2013 we celebrated our 20th year of providing children's programming for the central Ohio community!

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volunteer helping with bee hives  Your holiday gift can
make an impact!

We are making an impact in children's lives!

Join us to help make a change happen for more children in 2015!

volunteer helping with bee hivesMaple Sugar Volunteers Needed during February and March!
Fun Winter Opportunities Await You!  

Opportunities include: Maple Sugar guides, tree tapping, sap hauling, cooking sap, firewood preparation and more!

No experience necessary!
We will train you!

Maple Sugar Guide Training: Wednesday, February 11th from 10am-1pm.

Contact Jane: 740-363-2548       jane@stratfordecologicalcenter.org

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Good Reading

Farm Connection:
Stratford Volunteers Scurry to Harvest Vegetables

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