3083 Liberty Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015


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Summer time on the farm

Welcome to Stratford Ecological Center

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.

Stratford is open to the public: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm and Saturday: 9am – 1pm
Closed: Sunday and Holidays


Programs & Events

Register on-line for many programs!

To register on-line, look for:

Click here to register on-line

register by calling:

Thu 29

Woodcarving Fall Free for All Series

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Oct 01

Bulk Stratford Honey Sale

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 06

Woodcarving Fall Free for All Series

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Oct 08

Family Farm Chores

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Oct 11

Story Time on the Farm

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Harvest Fair 2016

details here >

Nina & Tim Photo Workshop How to Capture the Perfect Shot
Workshop with Nina Harfmann & Tim Daniel

October 22nd, 1pm-4pm
Details & Registration HERE

Good Reading:
Articles of Interest About Life at Stratford

Farm Connection:
“Radar Imagining at Stratford’s Historic Cemetery”

by Pauline Scott
Read Farm Connection>

Legacy Series:Gale Warner
Recounting the History of the Stratford Ecological Center
and the Warner family.

Written by Louise Warner, Co-Founder
Dedicated to the Memory of Gale Warner
To Legacy Series>

Angelina and the Magic of StratfordAngelina Victorious

This is the story of Angelina and Stratford’s 5th grade life science program called Messages from the Earth.

Read the story>

Farm Market

A variety of “pick your own” greens available, grown by interns and volunteers, including tomatillos, tomatoes & more.

Beef, Lamb & Pork are available.

Support Stratford When you Shop!

Shop Delware County Community Market


Thank you to our community
supporters and partners!

Volunteer Corner!

*Fall Farm & Nature Guide 
Share your love of nature by becoming a Farm & Nature Guide, leading small groups of children on adventures around the farm & nature preserve. Fall field trips Sept. 8th-Oct. 28th, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays.

*Front Desk & Office Assistants – Weekdays & Saturdays
Spend a few hours a week assisting with office duties and welcoming visitors to Stratford. We have openings during the week 9am-5pm and on Saturdays from 9am-1pm.

*Special Events Crews – Stratford hosts several special events each year. You can get involved in many ways, from planning, to set up and take down, working the event and more.

For details, contact Jane: jane@stratfordecologicalcenter.org

or click here>