Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road. For more information on the following programs or to register call 740-363-2548 or email 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 SECEarthShare@ aol.com.

•Introduction to Beekeeping Apprenticeships, 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24. Apiarist Dave Noble will outline the apprenticeship programs, explain his "bee-centered" approach to beekeeping and answer questions. Free, but reservations are required.

•Book Talks, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. (The fourth Friday of each month.) Librarian Liz Barker will lead the discussion on "Country Life."

•Harvest Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Live music, hay rides, American mustangs, miniature horses, cake and pie walks, raffles, vendors and more. Cost is $6 adults, $4 children ages 2-12.

•Farm to Fork, 1-3 p.m., Nov. 16. Local chef Mark Zedella will prepare vegetables, grains and other foods with in-season ingredients. Maximum class size is 24; minimum size is six. Cost is $30 per person. Social hour starts at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7:30 p.m. Reservations required. For details, call number above or email secdavidhoy@aol.com.