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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 trails, 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.

Programs & Events:

February 2015

27 - Book Talks
28 - Maple Sugar Days


7 - Pancake Breakfast
10 - Herbal Study
10 - Story Time
14 - Organic Gardening 101
14 - Backyard Bluebird Basics
14 - Nest Box Management
19 - Photography Club
20 - Vernal Pool Monitoring
21 - Cooking Club for Kids
27 - Book Talks
28 - Spring Seed Swap

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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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Bluebirding Workshops for all skill levels!
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Accepting 2015 Sustainable Agriculture Internship Applications! For more information>

Stratford Honey Available!
The bees at Stratford worked hard all spring and summer to “harvest the sunshine” and make some beautiful honey, and it is now ready for sale!

volunteer helping with bee hivesVolunteer Opportunities Await You!   No experience necessary!
We will train you!

Spring Farm & Nature Guides! Training: Wednesday, March 11th will focus on gardens and nature preserve.
Thursday, March 12th will focus on the farm. 
Both training days are 10am-1pm.

Messages from the Earth Guides! A hands-on program focused on science for 5th grade classes. Training: Feb 9,10 and 11.

Other Opportunities: Artists, Front Desk & Office Assistants, Garden & Greenhouse Helpers, Farmer's Helpers, Special Events, Story Readers!

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

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Good Reading

Farm Connection:
Stratford Cows Afraid to Cross Icy Gateway

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