THE Renewal Center

 Shimmering Light is pleased to announce the opening of our beautiful Renewal Center at Shimmering Light Farm, offering workshops, retreats, special events and seasonal celebrations!!


Each season we will add a wide variety of topics that embrace many aspects of conscious and regenerative living, taught by professional, passionate and fun educators.  Our facilitators and the beauty of the farm will inform and inspire you to deepen your relationship with the natural world and with one another.


Shimmering Light’s growing program schedule, updates and details can be found on our All Upcoming Events page.


On Facebook, please go to “Shimmering Light Farm & Renewal Center” and follow us so you will receive event notices.


  • Programs are held indoors and outdoors.

  • Shimmering Light Farm in the Bristol Hills of NY provides a gorgeous four-season destination surrounded by Canandaigua Lake vistas, hiking trails, woods and fields.

  • The Renewal Center, a wooded oasis in the center of the farm, features a cozy Cape Cod style retreat house with four bedrooms, kitchen, 1.5 bathrooms, dining room, fireplace, living room and educational spaces.

  • The retreat house can be rented via AirBnB HERE.

  • Across the drive is The Gathery, which offers a spacious, heated loft with beautiful vistas and a composting restroom.  Plans are underway to build a certified kitchen, a lab/classroom and ADA restrooms downstairs.

  • Next door in the Great Barn, is a 5,000 sq. ft. barn loft perfect for larger group gatherings during warm months, potlucks, barn dances and other community events, as well as a small production kitchen.  Sorry, we are not hosting weddings at this time. 

  • There are 30 acres of walking/x-country skiing trails, 2 ponds, a small forest and breathtaking vistas to enjoy!


For info and rates on renting the The Gathery or Great Barn, please contact us directly at or by phone  at 585-394-7610 .

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Shimmering Light

6143 Hicks Road

Naples, New York 14512

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