Janice Quirt is a freelance writer who lives in Orangeville.
Our Cup of TeaMar 20, 2023
How local tea lovers are growing and reimagining an ancient drink for modern times
Food + Drink Spring 2023Mar 20, 2023
From pop-art macarons to melt-in-your-mouth maamouls, these adorable bites will sweeten your day.
Meet the Maker: Courtney ChardMar 20, 2023
How professional welder Courtney Chard uses the tricks of her trade to craft intricate, often delicate sculptures.
Local Buys: Spring 2023Mar 20, 2023
Rustic wood bowls, an ode to mushrooms and eye-catching tea towels are just some of the handmade crafts to look for this season.
The Alpaca WhispererMar 20, 2023
Julie Broadbent spends her days tending to her herd of 10 fuzzy, rambunctious characters.
Meet the Maker: Johana CorderoNov 20, 2022
For this weaver, the warp and weft of life is much more than a metaphor.
Local Buys: Winter 2022Nov 20, 2022
Locally grown lavender, handmade pottery, leather beer holders and bold brass earrings will make great gifts to give this season.
Food + Drink Winter 2022Nov 20, 2022
Big flavours brighten the season! From classic bonbons and tourtière to new beers and café treats, a winter of good taste lies ahead.
Modern FamilyNov 20, 2022
Jade and Roland Skuce’s passion for building from scratch dovetailed with the birth of their daughter and resulted in a remarkable modern farmhouse.
Where The Wild Things AreSep 20, 2022
What the leaders, students and parents of local outdoor school programs want us to know about the power of outdoor learning.
Food + Drink Autumn 2022Sep 20, 2022
Try a new Caribbean restaurant, tour Dufferin farms and add style to your home kitchen.
Local Buys: Autumn 2022Sep 20, 2022
Floral art, kitchen picks and metal art
The Backyard OfficeJun 24, 2022
Work-from-home studios are having a moment, driven in part by pandemic trends; newbies and veterans alike speak to the merits of a space of one’s own.
Green Thumb, All HeartJun 24, 2022
A typical day for Nishan Kooner of 10 and 10 Garden Centre revolves around helping customers find the right plants – all while raising funds for Ukraine.
Food + Drink Summer 2022Jun 24, 2022
Map out a season of good eating with Parisian-style pastries, creamy coconut yogurt and on-farm adventures.
Meet the Maker: Sean SinghJun 24, 2022
How a woodcarver finds his flow while crafting handsome – and durable – utensils and charcuterie boards.
Local Buys: Summer 2022Jun 24, 2022
Artful coasters, feel-good skincare and adorable hand soaps.
Local Buys: Spring 2022Mar 29, 2022
Felted treasures, pink hoodies and handcrafted pottery.