Room Rentals - Horticulture Therapy Workshops & Homeschooled Learning Pods

A Day in the country

“We blended the magic of our history, farm environment and horticulture to create a unique indoor 700sq ft. rental space designed with beautiful hardwood floors, calming fireplace and rustic pine ceiling beams hand cut by a master local contractor. Our outdoor space is 10 acres of farm land, with lush and picturesque gardens, your outdoor event options are endless.
Our multi-purpose facility is available to rent for education, training, healing, personal growth, seminars, book clubs, garden clubs, art/paint nights, clubs, craft nights, nature tours etc. “

~ Mary Hooydonk

A Notice to all. 

As of September 22nd,

Persons wishing to be in our setting – that is in A Day IN The Country Meeting Space: Will need to provide proof of vaccination. (Outdoor gatherings are not applicable at this time)

This can be obtained/accessed by a PDF sent to each individual through their email system.
If someone does Not have access to a computer the information can be provided by the Ministry of Health/

Proof of identification must be given, i.e. health card, and they will print off the PDF.

There are exemptions to the vaccine rule i.e. – health restrictions — a doctor’s note is needed. (plus a negative test 24hours previous to the event)
Masks must be worn inside, with limited numbers of people inside. 

We are currently operating at a maximum capacity of 25 people indoors. 

Thank you for understanding
Fanshawe Nursery Ltd – A Day in the Country Team

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We at A Day In the Country are so happy to be back and able to open again that we want to share our happiness with you! So Everyone is invited to A Ministry of Health Covid Compliant Reopening Open House this coming October. 
We hope you can join us on Saturday October 2nd. For Fun, Games, Snacks along with Touchstone Farm Animals will be there too. 
 
Can’t wait to see Everyone there!
 
*Note that masks will be required indoors and outdoors at this event. 
**Please note that if the Covid-19 situations changes for the worse, we may have to Cancel or Postpone this event

Upcoming Events~Our Latest News

Reopening September 1st 2021

It's been a long year and a half, and we thank everyone for their patience and support during this time. Stay tuned for upcoming workshops and some surprises too. We are so happy to be back!

A Day In The Country

ROOM RENTAL – SEMINARS – HORTICULTURAL PROGRAMS
We blended the magic of our history, farm environment and horticulture to create a unique indoor 700sq ft. rental space designed with beautiful hardwood floors, calming fireplace and rustic pine ceiling beams hand cut by a master local contractor. Sitting on 10 acres of farm land, with lush and picturesque gardens, your outdoor event options are endless.
Our multi-purpose facility is available to rent for education, training, healing, personal growth, seminars, book clubs, garden clubs, art/paint nights, clubs, craft nights, nature tours etc. 

A Message From A Day In The Country
We at A Day In The Country are aware and share the same concerns as the public about the COVID-19 (Corona-virus) Pandemic. The Health and Safety of our clients, and of our families are our top priority. Unfortunately we need to close & cancel all scheduled events for the time being. We hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe, and will keep us in mind for any future events including Post Pandemic Gatherings.Our indoor and outdoor spaces will make the perfect group get together location.We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 (Corona-virus) and try to keep you up to date on everything we are doing to help get us all through these stressful times.
Please feel free to contact us any time if you have any questions or concerns at 519-200-3614 or adayinthecountrfn@gmail.com 

Thank you in advance Jennifer Willert – Operations Manager Fanshawe Nursery Ltd. A Day In The Country

Our Facility
Rental Fees ~ Effective as of August 2021 

Hourly Rental Rate:
Monday to Friday $50.00/Hour (All Inclusive)
Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory Holidays $60.00/Hour (All Inclusive)
** Please note that all rentals must be a minimum of 3 hours (unless arranged separately with Fanshawe Nursery Ltd. A Day in the Country prior to rental)**

*We have ample parking and are abilities accessible. 

*Maximum Occupancy is 40 people
*Closed all statutory holidays.
*All prices include use of our 700sq ft. Meeting space, and lush gardens.
*Lunch/Refreshment prices and options are available upon request through our caterer Huron Shores Catering Service or you may provided your own.
*An introspective tour of the facility, and grounds, is available for an additional fee of $18.00.
*A Maintenance/Security Deposit of $50.00 is required of all rentals and will be refunded if no additional maintenance is required.
(This fee is paid in addition to the rental fee(s) and must be paid in advance of the rental date along with a signed copy of theFanshawe Nursery Ltd. A Day In The Country Rental Agreement in order to confirm booking date and time.)
* An additional fee will apply and will be invoiced by Fanshawe Nursery Ltd. A Day In The Country should the time extend
beyond the terms of the Facility Rental Agreement.

Workshops and Seminars

Proprietor, Mary Hooydonk offers many Horticulture Programs:
Seasonal Horticulture Programs ~ Walking tours in nature ~ Kids Programs ~ Floral Arranging & Design ~ Planting and Pruning seminars ~ Best seasonal garden maintenance ~ Good Bug or Bad Bug ~ How to kill insects or weeds without killing yourself.
Many more seminar and workshops to come! Check our What’s New Page for programs and dates.