The Cosmic Labyrinth: Seeking Source, Finding Self

On this magical night-time walk through the lantern-lit woodlands you will travel in deep time past 34 stations that tell the sacred creation story of Universe. This classic spiral labyrinth  leads from present time to the Big Bang 14 billion years ago  and back again. Take your intention or question back to the source. Find the question or clarity of purpose for the next steps in your life journey.


Co-creators' Path: Following Creativity - Becoming Empowered

On this self-guided walk through the Cosmic Labyrinth discover the ten powers of creativity driving the evolutionary story.  Discover these powers that have have brought about Universe are  working in and through you, now!  Go for a walk, get empowered!


The Ecozoic Pathway through the Four-Fold Wisdom Garden

Follow the garden path as it winds its way down the hill from the farmhouse to the lake. What can guide us from an extractive, power-over destructive relationship with Earth to one that's sustainable, Thomas Berry said were the wisdom of women, the wisdom of indigenous, the wisdom of classical religions, and the wisdom of modern day science. Visit the four sections of the garden. Find the  wisdom Future needs now. 


Windows on Gaia: The New Cosmology Trail

Follow the windows! Like a treasure hunt this trail leads you over over four acres of the Gaiafarmhouse lands. The window-frames draw attention to our limited outlooks when it comes to the natural world. Drawing on science, ecology and creation-spirituality, the window-reflections  offer valuable new and sustainable perspectives.


Swimming and canoeing
on the spring-fed, motorless Little Cameron Lake.


The Fire Circle

Remember the campfires, songs, and s'mores? Remember darkness deepening and stars brightening? Remember wolves howling, coyotes yipping, stars falling, fire crackling? It still happens.



Cozy up to Little Cameron Lake. Let the drone of the dragonflies and wind in the pines lull you into a restful realm.


Welcome to The Gaia Farmhouse!

This eco-spirituality retreat offers single guests or small groups a unique experience. The old Barry Homestead, surrounded by ancient precambrian hills, coniferous and deciduous forests, is located in the Algonquin Highlands. Here our guests can  physically rest, play and celebrate life. On the paths, walkways, and cosmic labyrinth you can discover new perspectives to inspire you intellectually and spiritually. These lands will nurture your being and becoming.

Gaia farmhouse Retreat and B&B is dedicated to the health of your personal and planetary body, the evolution of consciousness,  living within Earth's means, and contributing to a resilient future.

We offer unique experiences woven through with ecology, cosmology, spirituality, evolutionary consciousness and joy.

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