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Janice Quirt

Janice Quirt is a freelance writer who lives in Orangeville.

The Garden of Erin

Mar 26, 2018

Teens get the dirt on food and farming at Erin District High School.

Erin’s New Seed Lending Library

Mar 26, 2018

Check out these seeds.

Field Notes for Spring 2018

Mar 26, 2018

Plant a pollinator garden, go for a farming grant and tap your inner naturalist.

Let It Snow: Try These 10 Kids’ Winter Activities

Nov 22, 2017

Embrace the season with snow tubing, tuning into nature or warming up indoors with a zany DIY parlour game.

Our Favourite Picks for Winter 2017

Nov 22, 2017

Must stitch and read, must pose with the Grinch and must see Theatre Orangeville’s The Last Christmas Turkey!

Airbnb and Other Home-sharing Companies Have Landed in Headwaters

Sep 16, 2017

Here’s how to find the log cabin, country estate or yurt of your dreams – for at least one night.

So You Want to Be a Home-share Host?

Sep 16, 2017

If guests find a property sub-standard, they rarely keep their disappointment to themselves. Negative online reviews can scupper your business for weeks and months to come.

6 Things We Learned from Terry O’Reilly

Jun 29, 2017

Our hour with Terry O’Reilly whizzed by and here are six of his key messages about marketing for small businesses.

Hit Your Rhythm with Drumming

Mar 20, 2017

How to join a drumming circle and reap the benefits of drumming, which include decreasing stress and anxiety.

Summer Camps in the Hills

Mar 20, 2017

Whether your child loves the arts, riding, sports or campfire singing, here’s how to find the perfect summer camp in Erin, Caledon, Orangeville and area.

Frozen Food Heats Up

Sep 16, 2016

Put a Chef in Your Freezer! Locally made prepared foods make frozen dinners a hot option when there’s no time to cook.

$5 Lunch

Jun 20, 2016

12 Local Lunches for $5 or Less – Fill up without turning to fast food