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Signe Ball

Signe Ball is publisher/editor of In The Hills.

Fall Fair, Yellow Truck, oil on canvas, 8 x 16" ~ Diana Hillman

Diana Hillman

Sep 11, 2014

Diana’s work can be seen this fall at the annual open studio at Silver Creek Farm in Caledon, as well at the Headwaters Arts Festival Show & Sale.

The Internet is Us

Jun 17, 2014

It has been well over a decade since the federal government promised to make broadband Internet available to all Canadians.

Stonehurst, N.S., 14" x 19" ~ Douglas Brown

Douglas Brown

Jun 17, 2014

His body of work includes many water colours from 30 years of autumn painting expeditions to Nova Scotia.

Graham Corbett bagging potatoes at Fiddle Foot Farm.

Food & Farming

Mar 23, 2014

Local food represents nothing short of a “global wave” of a social movement

Linda Jenetti ~ Fifth Line, looking east 24 x 30" oil on canvas

Linda Jenetti

Mar 23, 2014

Her show La Campagnola – the country girl presents paintings and sketches inspired by the rolling hills of both Umbria and her long-time home in Mulmur Township.

Wearing their story on their backs, author Shelagh Roberts (in Cockscomb) is flanked by quilt photographer Pete Paterson (in Oak Leaf and Reel) and archivist Steve Brown.

Smile on your brother

Nov 19, 2013

“… everybody get together, 
try to love one another, right now.”

Kate Taylor ~ Fred’s Eggs 8 x 10"

Kate Taylor

Nov 19, 2013

Kate uses a process to hand paint photographs that focus almost exclusively on nature

Maria Drasilov ~ Shimmer photograph 20 x 24"

Fall into Art

Sep 11, 2013

The Headwaters Arts Festival Show ~ A preview of this year’s show September 20 to October 6

Douglas Grant Pearce Scotland 2010

Grant Pearce 1936 – 2013

Sep 11, 2013

“I knew him more from his Countryside Digest writings,” he wrote, “and they demonstrated his love of history, human nature, humour, and attention to detail.”

AndreaTrace ~ Engraved Water acrylic on birch panel 12 x 16"

Andrea Trace

Sep 11, 2013

Andrea is particularly inspired by “how we attempt to master our environment via language, laying human-scale boundaries over cosmic-scale concepts and realities.”

Theatre Orangeville and the Dufferin County Museum

Drama and History

Jun 17, 2013

If for some crazy reason, you have not been to a performance at Theatre Orangeville, or not explored the rich local history at the museum, you’re missing out on two of our most exceptional local treasures!

Virginia May ~ Blue and Gold 24" x 30" watercolour

Virginia May

Jun 17, 2013

The disappearing landscape has become a recurring theme, painted in oil or acrylic on canvas which is a return to the roots of her painting.

Hip, Hip, Hooray!

Mar 31, 2013

Our first issue featured a story about two new cultural institutions, Dufferin County Museum and Archives and Theatre Orangeville.

Ellen Cameron ~ Into the Light

Ellen Cameron

Mar 31, 2013

Ellen travels with a camera as her constant companion, a tool that more readily allows her to record the subtleties of horses’ actions and interactions.

Dan Needles

Humorist Dan Needles

Nov 18, 2012

I’ve been consciously writing about a world in decline all my life. I feel as a writer I have been charged with the safekeeping of all these examples of farmer thinking.

Dear Santa I can explain


Nov 18, 2012

This is the issue in which we pay tribute to our Local Heroes, some of the extraordinary people whose commitment to community make life better for all of us here in the hills.

Effervescent birdseye maple and black walnut salad bowl

Jim Lorriman

Nov 17, 2012

Jim crafts his pieces from fallen branches and other found wood, including remnants of docks, flooring and window frames.

PAMA: Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

Sep 13, 2012

Learn about the four historic buildings at the corner of Main and Wellington in Brampton’s old downtown.

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.