Sustainable Agriculture at Stratford

I first heard the term ‘sustainable agriculture’ while reading the December 1995 edition of National Geographic. It was a relatively new term back then, popping up amid the organic farming movement to encompass something more. Though no certain definition could be created for ‘sustainable agriculture’, it did find three common core aspects: economically viable, environmentally friendly, and socially acceptable. Agriculture …

Fall Reflections

Fall has been beautiful here at Stratford. The changing leaves are now falling. Soon it will be Christmas and everyone is working hard to get their respective space ready. The additions to our farm animal family are settled in and they seem to like their new home. I enjoy seeing them on a daily basis, especially the llama and sheep. Soon …

Our Sebrights

As an interpreter at Stratford Hall I get asked many question, as you can imagine. There is one question that I am asked every time I work. “Those little chickens are beautiful! What are they?” Here at Stratford Hall we have two little bantum breed hens (sadly we lost one this spring to old age). They are Golden Sebright Bantams. …