Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.

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 (volunteers) or

* New Fiber Circle, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3. (First Saturday of each month.) Casual group with occasional study sessons to learn about a specific subject. Dues are $10 a year.

* Cooking Club for Kids, 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Aug. 5. Cooking lesson for mini-chefs designed by chef Mark Zedella. Limit 20 children from 6 to 12 years old. Cost is $20 per child.

* Story Time, 10 to 11 a.m., Aug. 13. Each session will have a theme based on the farm's seasonal happenings. Cost is $5 per family.

* Herbal Study Group, 1 to 3 p.m., Aug. 13. Cost is $10/year. Call for each month's topic.

* Book Talks, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23. (The fourth Friday of each month; the third Friday in December.) Librarian Liz Barker leads the discussion.

* Herbal Study Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 24. Cost is $10/year.