"Fostering an Appreciation for the Land"

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.


Welcome to Stratford Ecological Center

Stratford sign

Another Way to Support Stratford!


Delaware Diamonds will be donating 5% of all proceeds to Stratford through October 31st!


What a week of celebrations!

Congratulations to:


Clyde Gosnell: the 2015 Odysseus Awardee!

Louise Warner for being inducted into the Delaware County Agricultural Hall of Fame!

 and  THANK YOU to Kubota!



  • Farm & Field Trip Guides:
    No experience is needed, we will train you!
  • Farm Hands: Come join our crew!
  • Front Desk & Office Assistants: Openings available for weekdays and Saturdays.
  • Garden Helpers :
    Every Tuesday - 9:30am-12:30pm
  • Harvest Fair: Volunteers needed for Stratford's big event on September 26th.
  • Invasive Species Volunteers: Every Tuesday & Thursday -9:30am-12:30pm
  • Messages from the Earth Guides: needed for this fall season. No experience is needed, we will train you

Please contact Jane for all the details: jane@stratfordecologicalcenter.org or click here>

Good Reading!


Farm Connection:
"Lightening the Llama Settles in at Stratford"
by Pauline Scott

Don't miss these programs!


Earth Institute Course:  Choices for Sustainable Living

Thursdays, 6:30-8pm October 1 to November 19

This 8 week course provides participants a powerful opportunity to explore sustainability more deeply and learn its unique meaning from individual, societal and global perspectives.

Please visit www.nwei.org for a complete course description.

Advanced registration needed.
Click for details!

Support Stratford

Ecological Center:

Link to Delware County Community Market
Link to Kroger Community Rewards

Farm Market!

We have ripe tomatoes in the greenhouse!We also have local products such as honey, maple syrup and handmade soap!

picture of Stratford's garden gate

"Join us in connecting our children to the earth"


Stratford Ecological Center • 3083 Liberty Road • Delaware, Ohio • 43015

740-363-2548 • info@stratfordecologicalcenter.org

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