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Nicola Ross

Freelance writer Nicola Ross lives in Belfountain.

Fattening up the Christmas Goose

Nov 15, 2007

The birds seem unaware of the fate that awaits them.

Steens Dairy in Erin

Steen’s Dairy

Aug 28, 2007

While Marie says she sells a lot of breakfasts, it’s chocolate milkshakes that put Steen’s on the map.

Asparagus the First Essential Taste of Spring

Mar 22, 2007

Asparagus can easily grow ten to twelve inches a day if the temperature gets above twenty-five degrees.

The Farm Crisis: Local Solutions

Jun 21, 2005

Although food prices have risen in recent years, farmers haven’t received their fair share of the increase.

Will the Greenbelt Save Caledon from Sprawl?

Mar 21, 2005

Losing its prime agricultural land isn’t Caledon’s only worry.

The Grand Plan

Sep 21, 2004

The Planning Act provides the legislative framework for land-use planning in the province.

The Greenbelt: Finding a Balance

Sep 21, 2004

The greenbelt is only one part of a gutsy and massive initiative by Dalton McGuinty’s new Liberal govern-ment to overhaul land-use planning in the province.

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.