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programs + workshops
Resilient Barn offers space for a wide range of programs, workshops, day events, and weekend retreats for both small groups and individual getaways. Host or attend.
We distill our hydrosols with a Copper Still using fresh & local ingredients. Wondering what a hydrosol is and how can it help?
Our Resilient Space
Abundant in natural beauty & offerings, our venue is home to over 70 plants and flowers. Explore the spiraling pathways, secret gardens, seasonal blooms and the hideaway spaces & hammocks.
Our Services & Support
We harvest all of our herbal products locally and nourish growth and sharing with our neighboring growers. Our onsite Community Herbalist, Tarah Gibbon, shares her mission and purpose.
From Our Blog
For those of you who don’t already know, the bunkie on our Resilient Barn property is self-sufficient. It relies on wood heat for warmth as well as for cooking food. This is the story of the restored cookstove. Last year I happened upon a Kijiji ad for an old cookstove. It’s an antique Storia cookstove, …
Dear Grammy, When we talked on the phone the other day, I had mentioned my fond memories of your little cabin in the woods. Your cabin was near Westport, Ontario on 100 acres of wooded land with a large beaver pond. I loved this little cabin, and sketched a design of what I remembered from …
Dear Grammy, Thursday: Good morning! I am an early riser, rising with the sun and the birds. For November 12, it sure is a warm day! Only 2 days after your 100th birthday, and I will be planting some garlic today in this warm weather (17 degrees!!). Here is a picture of some of the …
On November 10, 2020 my Grammy celebrated her 100th birthday. While speaking on the phone she invited me to email her. 20 years ago we emailed fairly regularly. At age 80, she learned how to use a computer and email. Entering a long term care home, not having computer access and me starting my journey …
"I had a chance to visit Tarah’s lovely location last spring. We visited with a unique group of students with autism. We spent a wonderfully relaxing afternoon sampling Tarah’s amazing products. I can’t wait to return!"
"I am in love with your facial serum and have been using it for a couple of years now everynight on a freshly cleansed face. It feels amazing! Another favorite is the patchouli rescue! I love this on my hands and feet for an overnight comfort and softening as well! Your creations rock!"