3083 Liberty Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015


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Fall at Stratford

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 will be closed November 22, 23, 24 and 25


Programs & Events

Register on-line for many programs!

To register on-line, look for:

Click here to register on-line

register by calling:

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Upcoming Programs
Basic Baking

All Natural Cookie Decorating:
December 15, 11am – 1pm
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Congratulations John!John Switzer

A Stratford volunteer and Trustee, John Switzer, was awarded the 2018 Stratford Board Fellow Award for his service and dedication to Stratford. THANK  YOU John for your dedication to Stratford!

Stratford Has an App!

1.) Go to the App Store on your smart phone
2.) Hit the search button and type in Stratford Ecological Center
3.) Click to download – then you’ll have the SEC logo on your home screen!

Stratford is Now Solar!

But we still need your help to offset the cost of solar panels.

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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

Donate on-line!
Please indicate in “Comments” how to apply your donation.

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Farm Connections

“Tour Season End at Stratford with a Scrumptious Potluck” 


Farm Market

Grass fed lamb! Individual cuts, halves & wholes available. Please call ahead for halves/wholes.
Ground pork!
Local honey from Stratford and Latshaw Apiaries!
Spotted Salamander locally made soap!

Support Stratford When you Shop!

Shop Delware County Community Market


Thank you to our community
supporters and partners!

What Stratford is All About

Volunteer Corner!

*Farm Hand – Farm Hand workdays are every Tuesday from 9am-3pm. Being a farm hand may include preparing and maintaining the fields, carpentry, fence building, and other farm maintenance and upkeep.

*Garden & Greenhouse Helpers –  Garden workdays are every Tuesday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Help water, weed and harvest all the produce in our gardens and greenhouses.

For details, contact Emily at emily@stratfordecologicalcenter.org

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