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 and Saturday: 9am – 1pm
Closed: Sundays and Holidays
Stratford has launched a $115,000 capital campaign to fund a solar array of 156 panels to provide 90% of our electric needs and we are almost there! With your donation we will achieve our goal sooner!
Sunbeam – Donation of $200 (1 panel)
Power Ranger – Donation of $1,000 (5 panels)
Solar Supreme – Any donation of $1,000
“Watermelon is a Smart Remedy to Revive Hot Hay Makers”
More to Read about Stratford’s Historic Cemetery
Watch a compilation of video clips:
Geophysical Survey process at Stratford>
We have tender, grass fed lamb, beef, goat & pork available.
Quart bags of grass fed beef suet at $3/bag
Pick Your Own produce is available in the greenhouse at $4/lb.
Stratford is also a great place to buy local handmade Spotted Salamander Soap and purchase local honey.
Thank you to our community
supporters and partners!
What Stratford is All About
video by Above the Light Photography
*Front Desk – Spend a few hours welcoming visitors to Stratford and answering the phone. This is a great opportunity to learn all about Stratford and help! Help needed Saturdays from 9am-1pm and weekdays between 9am-5pm.
*Fall Farm & Nature Guides – Farm & Nature Spring Field Trips are scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays. If you love nature and children, this is an opportunity you don’t want to pass up. No experience necessary. We will train you!
*Harvest Fair – Help with our annual community Harvest Fair on Sept. 22nd!
For details, contact Emily at email@example.com