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Janice Quirt

Janice Quirt is a freelance writer who lives in Orangeville.

Artist in Residence: Liz Eakins

Jun 14, 2024

Using handmade, fibrous Japanese paper, this Creemore artist utilizes layers, shape, and texture.

Meet the Maker: Branson Giles

Jun 14, 2024

Orangeville native Branson Giles designs and crafts his wood furniture pieces both to honour the designs of the past and to ensure they live long into the future.

Local Buys: Summer 2024

Jun 14, 2024

Discover fingerprint jewelry, local leather goods, and handmade garden gems.

Beyond Books

Jun 14, 2024

Lauren Tilly’s role as a librarian at the Orangeville Public Library is as much about connecting community members with one another as about connecting them with good reads.

An Affinity for Analog

Mar 16, 2024

Steeped in digital culture, generation Z and millennials are hungry for vinyl records, processed film, paper journals and real books as the ultimate antidote to a screen-based world.

Meet the Maker: Andrea Trace

Mar 16, 2024

Artist Andrea Trace picked up stamp making to add dimension to her mixed media artworks – but the stamps became art unto themselves.

Local Buys: Spring 2024

Mar 16, 2024

Bohemian blue scarves, beaded bracelets and fabulous fibre art are some of the local finds this spring.

Teaching by Design

Mar 16, 2024

Secondary school teacher Andrea Phillips brings design to life in an Orangeville classroom with 3D printers, design software and a passion for the built environment.

Meet the Maker: Stephanie Casino Esguerra

Nov 27, 2023

Meticulously applied lines of jet-black ink are a defining feature of the fanciful works of this Orangeville artist.

Local Buys: Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023

Cozy crochet blankets, handmade ornaments and lusty lumberjacks are just some of the unique items made by our local artisans this gift giving season.

A Sanctuary of Good Design

Nov 27, 2023

An elegantly renovated former church in Mono fulfills its mission as a serene family nest for a mom and her two daughters.

Local Buys: Autumn 2023

Sep 8, 2023

Check out the gorgeous mosaic trays, bud vases and wearable art made in the hills this autumn.

Food + Drink Summer 2023

Jun 16, 2023

Get ready for a summer of gourmet grub with a hot new smoke shack, fresh produce at farmers’ markets, Field to Fork events, and Caledon Ribfest

Local Buys: Summer 2023

Jun 16, 2023

Start the summer off right with smart soaps, sweet totes and table linens, all made by local artisans in Headwaters.

Our Cup of Tea

Mar 20, 2023

How local tea lovers are growing and reimagining an ancient drink for modern times

Food + Drink Spring 2023

Mar 20, 2023

From pop-art macarons to melt-in-your-mouth maamouls, these adorable bites will sweeten your day.

Meet the Maker: Courtney Chard

Mar 20, 2023

How professional welder Courtney Chard uses the tricks of her trade to craft intricate, often delicate sculptures.

Local Buys: Spring 2023

Mar 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.