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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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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.


The Enchanted Evening! August 16

Special Enchanted guests: Darlene Sillick and her Ohio Wildlife Center Wildlife ambassadors will be joining us.

Programs & Events:

August 2014

2 - Stratford Fiber Circle
9 - Family Farm Chores
12 - Story Time
12 - Herbal Study
13 - Scout Night
16 - Enchanted Evening
22 - Book Talks

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Now scheduling:

2014 Summer Field Trips!
20114 Fall Field Trips!
2014 Fall Field Trips and
2014 Fall Messages from the Earth

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volunteer helping with bee hivesJoin the Stratford Team of Volunteers

*Front Desk & Office Assistants - Weekdays & Saturdays
*Summer & Fall Farm/Field Trips
*Garden & Greenhouse Helpers
*Farmer’s Helper
*Special Events Crew

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Good Reading

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

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Farm Connection:
Wet Grass Cut for Haylage at Stratfort Ecological Center

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