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3083 Liberty Road Delaware, Ohio 43015

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We are open to the public:
Monday - Friday,

Sunday and holidays

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Getting to Stratford: map and

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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

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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.

Stratoford Will be Closed April 19 & 20

Great time to visit Stratford! We have baby lambs and chicks!

Volunteer for Earth Day at Stratford! >

Don't miss our upcoming programs!
Edible Plant Identification Walk - April 29
Why We Need Honey Bees - May 1
Wildflower Walk - May 10
Cheese Making - May 20

For all April and May programs - see side bar.

Mark your calendars for The Enchanted Evening! August 19
Sponsor packs available NOW! >

kids at sugar shackField Trips!


Now scheduling:

2014 Field Trips and
2014 Messages from the Earth

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Field Trips>
Messages from the Earth>

volunteer helping with bee hivesJoin the Stratford Team of Volunteers

Greenhouse Helpers
Helping the Farmer
Being an Office/Front Desk Assistant

Contact Jane:

More opportunities and details >

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Good Reading

Fields, Farm and Friends at Stratford
 From Delaware Life, November 2013

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Farm Connection:
Stratford's Corn is in, Cooking and Bees Alive!

Read Farm Connection article>