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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.



Happy New Year

Farm Camp 2015 Registration opens January 12!

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Programs & Events:

January 2015

7 -Bee Apprenticeship
13 - Herbal Study Group
15 - Photography Club
17 - Cooking Club for Kids
17 -Bee Apprenticeship
23 - Book Talks
24 - Seed Starting

February 2015

4 - Bee Apprenticeship
5 - Build a Blue Bird Box
7 - Bee Apprenticeship
10 - Herbal Study
10 - Story Time
19 - Photography Club
21 - Maple Sugar Days
21 - Soil Preparation
21 - Cooking Club for Kids
27 - Book Talks
28 - Maple Sugar Days

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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:
A Winter Walk at Stratford Can Do You the World of Good

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