Jeff Rollings is a freelance writer living in Caledon.
For people who live like this week-in and week-out, I can only imagine the stress involved in endlessly fretting over making it until the next hamper.
“Can we forage? It’s dandelion season. They’re young and fresh right now. We should be taking advantage of that.”
Did you know there are 19 slices in a loaf of Dempster’s whole wheat bread? Was news to me.
Jeff Rollings with his wife Brandy Robinson volunteered to live on a food bank diet for Hunger Awareness week.
While landfill raised concerns about what was seeping into our ground and water, gasification raises concerns about what is seeping into our air.
Our annual salute to the extraordinary people who make our community a better place to live.
Local Heroes: When you call the Highlands Health Network clinic in Orangeville to schedule an appointment with Dr. Milone, you never know who you’ll get.
Local Hero: Best-selling author Ken Weber, shown in his office near Caledon East, has launched a “third career” as a speaker on Canadian history.
Local Heroes: Jordan and Jeremy Grant restored The Alton Mill: A showcase for the arts
Local Heroes: You need only to flip through the mountain of documentation to know the environmental program at Herb Campbell Public School goes way beyond a regular school curriculum.
Local Heroes: David Nairn and Sheryl Chandler are building dreams together
Local Hero: Dianne Acheson says, “I’ve always believed retail is theatre, and fundraising is just the same.” The Hillsburgh resident and owner of Acheson’s, must know. She’s a whiz at both.
Local Hero: Anne Harland has become a champion of accessibility for the disabled
For many people in this community, need and desperation are a daily reality, and front-line workers at local food banks say the situation is growing worse.
The amazing but true tale of an innocent fish man, a loyal swan, a vindictive queen, and the triumph of true love.
While debate rages about the pros and cons of corporate wind farming, solar power production has largely flown under the radar.
It’s an elegant old lady, decked out in a fancy hat. Inglewood’s Riverdale Woolen Mill – these days perhaps better known as the Riverdale Fitness Centre – has seen a lot of different uses since Thomas Corbett first established a business on the site along the banks of the Credit River in 1841.
There are those who feel parenting one teenager is a task of Herculean proportion. Try 120 as a senior citizen with limited income in Haiti.