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
Programs & Events
Register opening soon!
Youth Photography Exhibit and Contest
May 1 – August 12
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Honey Heist & Bee Adventure
A unique, exciting, opportunity that you can only experience at STRATFORD ECOLOGICAL CENTER! These one of a kind events will take you on a journey from flower, to hive, to honey house, to bottle as YOU harvest the honey right from the hives!! COST: $40/person
- Saturday, July 20th 10am-1pm
Stafford’s Farm Market is now plastic bag free! We encourage you to bring your own reusable grocery bags when you come to purchase You-Pick produce, grass-fed meats, or any of our Farm Market goodies. If you forget your own bag, no worries! Our volunteers have been hard at work making reusable bags our of t-shirts. Please help yourself (donations welcome)!
*Grass fed lamb. Individual cuts, halves & wholes. Please call ahead for halves/wholes!
*Grass fed beef available
*Pick your own produce in the greenhouse!
*Local Latshaw Honey!
*Spotted Salamander handmade soap!
The American Electric Power Foundation is funded by American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) and its utility operating units, including AEP Ohio which provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.
What Stratford is All About
video by Above the Light Photography
Farm Camp Helpers – Opportunities throughout the summer include helping campers learn to fish at the pond!
Enchanted Evening Auction Committee – Assist by soliciting local businesses for auction item donations, or by cataloging items.
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or contact Emily at email@example.com or 740-363-2548
Stratford’s Historic Cemetery
*Watch a compilation of video clips:
Geophysical Survey process at Stratford>