3083 Liberty Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015


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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 public:  Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm, Saturday: 9am – 1pm
Closed: Sundays and Holidays


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Programs & Events

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Thu 20

Smartphone Photography Workshop

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 20

Stratford Photography Club

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 21

Book Talks: Cows

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 22

Beekeeping: Queen Handling

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jul 09

Herb Study Group

July 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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Going Green AwardStratford Recognized for Going Green

Stratford was awarded Keep Delaware County Beautiful’s Going Green Award, thanks to our intiative to go green by going solar powered in 2018. Thirteen awards were presented to community members, organizations and businesses at the December 13th program. Many thanks to Keep Delaware County Beautiful, the Delaware General Health District, and especially our supporters for helping us go solar!

Farm Market

*Grass fed lamb. Individual cuts, halves & wholes. Please call ahead for halves/wholes!

*Grass fed beef available

*Pork available

*Pick your own produce in the greenhouse! A variety of lettuces, kale and spinach currently available. Greens are $4/lb!

*Local Latshaw Honey!

*Spotted Salamander handmade soap!

Stratford Staff Gives Back to the Community!Stratford Gives Back

Our staff team helped Delaware People In Need prepare for their annual PIN Clearing House. Thanks to People in Need, Inc. for providing such an awesome service to the community.

You can Give the Gift That Keeps on Giving by sending a donation directly to Stratford Ecological Center’s 2019 Giving Garden Fund, providing organic produce to the PIN Food Bank!

Your kind heart for helping us help others makes our community a better place. Thank you for making such an impact in the lives of many right here in our own community.
Note: Write Giving Garden on your check or website comment box.

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Stratford is Solar!

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Volunteer Corner!

Farm Camp Helpers –  Opportunities throughout the summer include helping campers learn to fish at the pond, assisting with archery, and/or assist with dinner and breakfast for the farm campers!

For details, contact Emily at emily@stratfordecologicalcenter.org

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My granddaughter took an awesome picture of a cat at Circle P Sanctuary when we were hanging out with my horse. Look for her work next year! 💙☺️

Trish Cast Jacquemin

Emily Kuederle

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