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Janice Quirt

Janice Quirt is a freelance writer who lives in Orangeville.

Meet the Maker: Johana Cordero

Nov 20, 2022

For this weaver, the warp and weft of life is much more than a metaphor.

Local Buys: Winter 2022

Nov 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 2022

Nov 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 Family

Nov 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 Are

Sep 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 2022

Sep 20, 2022

Try a new Caribbean restaurant, tour Dufferin farms and add style to your home kitchen.

Local Buys: Autumn 2022

Sep 20, 2022

Floral art, kitchen picks and metal art

The Backyard Office

Jun 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 Heart

Jun 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 2022

Jun 24, 2022

Map out a season of good eating with Parisian-style pastries, creamy coconut yogurt and on-farm adventures.

Meet the Maker: Sean Singh

Jun 24, 2022

How a woodcarver finds his flow while crafting handsome – and durable – utensils and charcuterie boards.

Local Buys: Summer 2022

Jun 24, 2022

Artful coasters, feel-good skincare and adorable hand soaps.

Local Buys: Spring 2022

Mar 29, 2022

Felted treasures, pink hoodies and handcrafted pottery.

Food + Drink Spring 2022

Mar 29, 2022

Decadent cakes, hearty mushrooms and eatery news you can use.

Grand Valley’s Jenna Brooks stands amid the storage racks her Mississauga-based company, Racked Out Inc., installs for clients. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Stepping Up: Jenna Brooks

Mar 29, 2022

The warehouse racking entrepreneur sets her alarm for 4:30 a.m – early call times are all in a day’s work.

Steve Sopinka of Creemore’s Fieldesign Architecture Studio left the street side of his family’s Victorian home mostly untouched and added a sleekly minimalist addition to the back. Photo by Bailey Noelle Photography.

Something Old, Something New

Mar 29, 2022

How a Creemore designer reimagined his family’s century home, marrying Victorian substance with minimalist, Scandinavian style.

Elizabeth pours orange, blue and purple dye over a layer of snow covering a silk scarf. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Elizabeth Bryan

Nov 29, 2021

This Orangeville weaver expanded her repertoire by making an outdoor sport of dyeing silk scarves in the snow.

Local Buys: Winter 2021

Nov 29, 2021

Cozy knits, chic home upgrades and handcrafted kid presents.

In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

The magazine is delivered to more than 40,000 homes and farms throughout Caledon, Erin, Dufferin, Orangeville and Creemore – up to double the circulation of any other local publication. And it is available to visitors at local inns, restaurants, specialty retail stores and other tourist locations.