Maple Leaf Farm

Algonquin Retreat Organizer Guide

Maple Leaf Farm 348 Davis Rd. Maple Leaf, Ontario Canada K0L 2R0 (416) 871-3810 or toll free (888) 830-3235 hello@mapleleaffarm.ca Updated: Friday, July 15, 2011 Maple Leaf Farm Algonquin Retreat Organizer Guide , Page 1 http://mapleleaffarm.ca

Retreats at Maple Leaf Farm

Maple Leaf Farm is a farm, bed & breakfast and retreat situated in Maple Leaf, Ontario with many trails and outdoor recreation possibilities on over 450+ acres of rolling hills and forest. Our rustic retreat space is in a beautiful place out in the country, with the wilderness at the edge of the field. You and your guests will enjoy a down-to-earth all inclusive experience featuring cozy, comfortable beds and delicious, healthy homemade meals. The Maple Leaf Farm Algonquin Retreat Guide explains the process of booking the house and land for your group and event.

Who is this for?
Our space is great for a variety of uses: • • • • • • Country Get-Away Health, Yoga, Spirituality, Workshops Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing or Hiking Wildlife, Birding, Nature Photography Writing and Creativity or Expressive Arts And more! Let us know how we can accommodate you. Maple Leaf Farm Algonquin Retreat Organizer Guide , Page 2 http://mapleleaffarm.ca

The House
Accommodates 6 Guests + up to 2 Organizers. Four bedrooms, double occupancy each. Bedding, linens, towels are provided. Please inquire regarding larger groups and camping. Dining Area. Bright and comfortable, seats 8. While you eat enjoy the beautiful view of the hills beside a cozy fireplace.

Wood Fired Comfort. Take time to warm up by the fire in the colder months. Activity Space. Comfortable multi-purpose space perfect for meetings, relaxing, movement or yoga for up to 10 participants. Infrared Sauna. Our two person Health Mate cedar farinfrared sauna will leave you refreshed and renewed.

Wired for Sound. Stereo Sound System with iPod/Aux hookup. Seating. We’ll help you configure the space to your needs with a variety of tables, chairs and couch arrangements. Projector + 100” Screen. Show movies, presentations and collaborate. Kitchen Facilities. For most retreats, we take care of your food. Please enquire if you have special requirements such as cooking or cleansing retreats. Maple Leaf Farm Algonquin Retreat Organizer Guide , Page 3 http://mapleleaffarm.ca

The Land
All year round you will find beauty and enjoyment in the great outdoors here at Maple Leaf Farm. Trails. 17+ trails for all season use on over 450 acres. Enjoy hiking and, in the colder months, ungroomed crosscountry skiing and snowshoeing. Views. Beautiful views of the hills over yonder from the house. On a clear day you can see Papineau Lake.

Spring-fed Private Lake. Nestled into the forest is an 8 acre spring fed lake. Perfect for a quiet canoe or swim.

Crown Land. We back onto and are connected to 1000’s of acres of crown land that eventually lead straight into Algonquin Park. As a natural corridor we are home to a variety of wildlife and diversity.

Outdoor Fire. A bonfire pit is available by special arrangement. Decks. In the warmer weather have a seat in a chair and enjoy doing nothing on our house decks, perfect for taking in the view and long chats.

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Celebrate Sustenance
Healthy, delicious homemade meals. Organic, local and seasonal when possible.

Sample Menu
Friday Saturday Dinner Breakfast Red beans and miso over brown rice, Winter squash with sauteed dandelion greens, Apple crisp Local, free range hard-boiled eggs, Artisan bread and butters, Steel-cut oats with apples, dates and sunflower seeds Quinoa and seaweed salad, Homemade garlic lemon hummus, Seed and grain crackers Home-made Vegetarian or Grass-fed Beef shepherd’s pie, Fresh Greek salad, Selection of homemade cookies Local, free range hard-boiled eggs, Artisan bread and butters, Locally made granola with organic yogurt or milk alternative Hearty vegetable soup, Artisan bread with sage butter, Mesclun greens salad

Lunch Dinner Sunday Breakfast

Lunch

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For Our Guests

WIFI Internet Access. Internet is available for use by guests for checking e-mail and browsing the web. Snowshoe Equipment. For winter enjoyment we have 2 pairs of snowshoes available for use by retreat guests. We can make more available for an extra charge. Canoe. In the warmer weather a canoe and life jackets are available for peaceful adventures on our 8 acre spring-fed lake. Swimming. Refresh yourself! We have a small deck from which to enter the water. Land Tour. Arrangements can be made to take you and your guests for a walk around our farm and land. Natural Health Services. Reiki, energy therapies and herbal/nutritional consultations available for an extra charge. More info at http://www.thegreenhearth.ca * Pet Note: Our home has a cat and two outdoor dogs, so it is not appropriate for those with extreme sensitivities. Guest pets at retreats are not permitted.

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Nearby

Algonquin Park. Ontario’s oldest provincial park, over 7,700 sq km (3,000 sq miles). Maple Leaf Farm is 20m from the Algonquin South Gate which features over 80km of cross-country skiing trails and 45m from Algonquin’s East Gate. http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca Towns, Lakes, Parks. Ask us about whatever you may need. We have information on local towns, artisans, farms, parks, lake access, trails and more and can help you plan a great retreat. http://www.hastingshighlands.ca

Want to see more?
Photos and Video available from our website: http://mapleleaffarm.ca

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Getting Here

Located in beautiful Hastings Highlands. Conveniently close to the towns of Maynooth, Bancroft, Combermere and Barry’s Bay. Only a short drive from Algonquin, Silent Lake & Lake St. Peter Provincial Parks. Avoid the traffic on the 400 with any easy 3.5 hour drive from Toronto, or 3 hours from Ottawa. You’ll enjoy the beautiful country views on your way to an relaxing retreat experience tailored for your group with personal attention.

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Pricing & Promotion
Retreat Pricing $1,999 1749 for the weekend, up to 8 guests
LIMITED TIME OFFER Retreat Organizer stays free - all meals included!

• Friday night to Sunday afternoon • Includes accommodation and 6 meals (Friday dinner to Sunday lunch) • Contact us about shorter or longer stays, weekday retreats and your special needs • Easy to book! $250 deposit secures your dates for this retreat package For about the same price as a hotel you’ll get: comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, sauna, trails & much more!

Event Promotion
Need help to spread the word and attract participants? We spread the word about the event through our e-mail and postal mailing lists, website and social media contacts. Our seasonal newsletter lists upcoming events. Book your retreat early to allow time for maximum exposure and best results!

Retreat Organizer Benefits
Do what you do best, make some money and enjoy a weekend retreat... on us! You stay free when you book at Maple Leaf Farm. Most retreat organizers price their events from $395 to $495. Information below is based on 6 participants + one organizer. Pricing $395.00 $450.00 $495.00 Total Collected $2,370.00 $2,700.00 $2,970.00 You Could Make $621.00 $951.00 $1,221.00

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The Word on the Farm

"I had a most *excellent* time at Maple Leaf Farm for the New Year's Retreat. The house is simultaneously large and cozy, the property is vast and beautiful, and the vibe is energizing and warm. Thank you for being such wonderful hosts. I look forward to returning very much, and already my sister and a couple of her friends are keeping an eye on your website for upcoming retreats. Many thanks."

"Spending NYE at Maple Leaf Farm was a meowgical treat. The fields, forests, and streams are breathtaking and just waiting for YOU to explore them ♥"

“We were incredibly lucky to meet Jordan and his wife Marta who were our hosts at Maple Leaf Farm. For this trip we decided to stay close to the park at their B&B. We ate gourmet food, relaxed in the sauna after a long, cold day of hiking and enjoyed their company. Thanks Jordan and Marta! Hope to see you both again on our next trip north!”

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How To Book Your Dates

Booking Maple Leaf Farm is easy. Send us an e-mail with some information about your retreat and when you’d like to do it. We’ll get back to you with some available dates and give you further details. Or if you’d prefer call us instead and we’d be happy to take your booking over the phone. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 1-6PM Eastern. Jordan Baker (416) 871-3810 or toll free at (888) 830-3235 In Spirit, Jordan Baker & Marta Lewandowski Co-operators of Maple Leaf Farm

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