For more information on the following programs, to register or to volunteer, call 740-363-2548 or email SECVolunteer@aol.com (volunteers) or SECEarthShare@aol.com.

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.

For more information on the following programs, to register or to volunteer, call 740-363-2548 or email SECVolunteer@aol.com (volunteers) or SECEarthShare@aol.com.

•Fiber Circle, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, April 6 (the first Saturday of each month). Bring projects/works in progress. Cost is $10 a year.

•Herbal Study Group, 1-3 p.m., April 9 and 9-11 a.m. April 20. Explore the many uses of wild and cultivated plants. All skill levels welcome. Cost is $10 a year. Call for each month's topic.

•Book Talks, 6:30-8 p.m., fourth Friday of each month. Next meeting is Friday, April 26. Librarian Liz Barker will lead a discussion on works about agriculture, nature, homesteading and similar topics. Cost is $10 a year.

•Farm to Fork, 1-3 p.m., June 22, Sept. 21, Nov. 16. Cooking demonstrations by local chef Mark Zedella, who will prepare vegetables, grains and other foods. Each class will feature in-season ingredients. Maximum class size is 24; minimum size is six. Cost is $30 per person per class.