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  • My First Time

    My First Time

    Uncategorized

    March 18, 2012

    There’s a first time for everything. Sometimes those firsts just happen, whether we’re prepared for them or not. Sometimes they happen in a moment of exuberant spontaneity. Sometimes they’re thrust upon us. And sometimes it takes years of dreaming before we muster the courage to act. On these pages, three first-time adventurers describe their novice…

  • The Beauty of Flowers in Acrylics, workshop with Marianne Broome

    The Beauty of Flowers in Acrylics, workshop with Marianne Broome

    Uncategorized

    October 22, 2011

    Painting workshop in acrylics, learn how to paint flowers with an expert instructor. Time to paint, with feedback. Registration required, members $50, non-members $70. see website for details

  • 7-Day Eat Local Challenge

    7-Day Eat Local Challenge

    Community, Food, Kids, What's On

    September 16, 2011

    Register for the Challenge and use the Challenge Scorecard to keep track of how many of your week’s meals include local food. Submit your completed scorecard to Eat Local Caledon for a chance to win wonderful prizes and dinners at Caledon restaurants. Sign up via email to eatlocal@eatlocalcaledon.org or download the scorecard at www.eatlocalcaledon.org.

  • Albion Hills Community Farm – Amaizing Grand Opening Harvest Party throughout weekends Sept Oct 2011

    Albion Hills Community Farm – Amaizing Grand Opening Harvest Party throughout weekends Sept Oct 2011

    Community, Food, Kids, What's On

    September 10, 2011

    The Amaizing Harvest Party (HP) of Albion Hills Community Farm. Our HP Harvest Party will have many fall foods as well as HP fun. Afternoon activities: September 10, 2011 Visit the farm and find out what’s growing. Children’s hay castle and straw jumping! Various local foods to sample ($2 donation) as well as farm fresh…

  • Caledon's Eat Local Month

    Caledon's Eat Local Month

    Community, Food, What's On

    September 1, 2011

    September is the 4th annual Eat Local Month in Caledon, a month-long initiative dedicated to celebrating, supporting and strengthening Caledon’s local food and farming system. Events are taking place across Caledon that promote eating, cooking and savouring the local harvest.

  • Garden Season Extension Workshop

    Garden Season Extension Workshop

    Food, Outdoor + Environment, What's On

    August 28, 2011

    Get your garden growing anew for the fall and be ready to harvest greens from October, through winter, into spring. Learn how to extend your growing season into the fall without the use of electricity or a greenhouse, and discover techniques and styles for building your own cold frame. We’ll also plant two cold frames…

  • Farmers’ Markets In The Hills

    Farmers’ Markets In The Hills

    Markets, What's Cooking

    July 3, 2011

    It’s market season in the hills as local producers pitch their tents and present their wares, everything from meat and produce to baked goods, preserves and crafts.

  • Farmers’ Market In The Hills

    Farmers’ Market In The Hills

    Community, Food, What's On

    June 3, 2011

    It’s market season in the hills as local producers pitch their tents and present their wares, everything from meat and produce to baked goods, preserves and crafts.

  • Root Vegetables for Winter Warmth

    Root Vegetables for Winter Warmth

    Back Issues, Departments, The Country Cook, Winter 2008

    November 18, 2008

    A basic tomato sauce is used as a topping for our simple cannelloni dish.