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Welcome to Tucker House! 
Our mission is to inspire sustainable living.

We focus on environmental education, collaborative leadership for sustainability, and eco-spiritual retreats at our historic Georgian-style mansion.

Read more to find out what that means to you!

 

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COUNTRY FUN NATURE CAMP REUNION!!!

Saturday Aug 6th 2016, at Tucker House

613-446-2117 x 6

Country Fun Campers and Alumni!  Thank you for your support. A wonderful day was had by all.  If you did not get a copy of your Tucker House Memories Book email us at countryfun@maisontuckerhouse.ca!

 

 




Founders and senior alumni will enjoy tea and talk inside and tour the recent renovations. More recent alumni and other friends who join will be able to visit the craft barn and partake in outdoor activities with our current Leaders In Training and staff!

If you happen to have any camp memorabilia, photos, or stories you’d like to share, bring them with you! If you can’t make it to the Reunion but would still like to share your memories, please send them to: countryfun@maisontuckerhouse.ca

Click below to read a beautiful testimonial from past camper and current Camp Nurse Brown Bear, who invites you to contribute to the camp fund: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/pages/brown-bear-cares/

 

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New – Seeds for Sale!

Our first seeds are for sale from our new seed garden project! Our 2015 trial garden was most successful – yielding 25000 seeds –  thanks to passionate volunteer work.   Our garden is now certified organic by Ecocert Canada. We are proud to be part of a growing community of gardeners who preserve the past for a greener future.  Learn more here

We want to share our gardening passion with you by offering the following heritage varieties for sale. Every sale helps our mission!

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  • Mille gousse yellow bean (50 seeds):
    (around 50 days) This bush string bean variety had been grown in Rockland for years in the garden of Ms Vinette before being given to us to maintain the variety. Directly seed in the spring and plant in succession for continual harvest.  ***Sorry out of stock***
  • Big Orange tomato (25 seeds):
    (Indeterminate height) Orange from the inside-out with a taste of sunshine! One of the best tomatoes I have ever tasted. The type is beefsteak and the sweet fruit can grow over 1lb! Need to plant indoors 6 weeks before last frost.
  • Lipstick  sweet Pepper (25 seeds):
    Certainly one of the best peppers to grow in our region. The fruits turning to glossy red, are sweet and juicy. Need to be planted indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost.
  • Aunt Molly ground cherry (50 seeds)
    (70 days) An easy fruit to  grow in the garden. The large bush can become 1m wide and provides plenty of fruits. The fruits, 2 cm in diameter, are encased in a papery husk that turns brown once ripe. The fruit has a unique taste that children love!  You need to plant the seed indoor to have an optimum harvest.

Contact Nathalie at community@tuckerhouse.ca to order seeds

 

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 Tucker House History

Learn more about the heritage of the Tucker mansion!

 

Our local history in focus

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Tucker House Exhibit

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Clarence-Rockland Museum

 

 

Discover over 100

Tucker House antiques:

pictures, household items, maps,

tools, furniture, and more!

 

 

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Glimpse into the past of Clarence-Rockland’s

local history with this special exhibit.

 

100 Historic Treasures from the last 80 years!

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687 Laurier Street, 2nd storey.
Contact: Gilles Chartrand
(613) 446-7319 or 446-5086 (H)

Free admission: donations to support Tucker House

artifact preservation work in Prescott-Russell!


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Your Special Event Deserves a Special Location!

Tucker House is the ideal setting for your office retreat, family reunion, intimate wedding, community group meeting, or church picnic.

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Contact Tucker House

We haven’t moved, but our mailbox has!
Please note our new mailing address:
Maison Tucker House
PO Box 4425 Station E
Ottawa ON K1S 5B4
Nous n’avons pas déménagés,
mais notre addresse courrier a changée.

The retreat centre itself is at 1731 Rockland, Ontario.

Call 613 446 2117 x 2 for booking information.

 
Directions to the House:

Address:  1731 Tucker Road, Rockland Ontario, K4K 1K7

From Ottawa Airport:  (1 hour)

take Airport Drive North to the 417 Queensway East to Orleans

At ‘the split’ stay to the left to go to Rockland on Hwy 174

Stay on the 174 through Rockland and turn right on Landry Road

Take the first right on Tucker Road just before the fire station

Tucker House is on your right.

 


 

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Book a presentation from our Seventh Generation Learning Series: choose from a lunch and learn format for your office or evening session on one of our sustainability topics.

 

 


 

 

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Films For Change – Book a screening of David Chernushenko’s Bike City, Great City with your friends and colleagues

Cities great for cycling are better places for everyone. Take an uplifting ride through cities that are embracing cycling as a liberating, convenient and healthy way to get around.

To donate to Bike City, Great City click here.

 

 

 


 

Thank you for contacting Maison Tucker House.

To check out our latest thoughts and great pictures visit our facebook page

We are in the process of re-building this website and providing content in both official languages.

 

Kara Stonehouse

Co-Executive Director,

Tucker House

(613) 446-2117 ext 1

 

Directrice générale
Maison Tucker
(613) 446-2117 poste 1

Registered Charity 82380 3671 RR0001

 

Join our family tree of donors! We are on a mission to raise $12,500 this year for Tucker House to improve and expand for the future and reach more people with our inspirational teaching on sustainable living.