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Tralee Pearce

Tralee Pearce is an associate editor of In The Hills Magazine.

The grand Victorian exterior of Sandy and Peter Reeves’ Hillsburgh farmhouse has changed little since it was built in 1876. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

At Home with Pond Side Pilates

Sep 16, 2019

How a lush Hillsburgh property warms the souls of its English expat owners – and neighbours looking to get fit.

Air & Earth Design jeweller Heidi von der Gathen at work in her expansive Orangeville studio. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Heidi von der Gathen

Jun 20, 2019

An Orangeville jeweller casts nature as the star of her striking one-of-a-kind pieces.

Home is Where the Art is

Jun 20, 2019

When entrepreneurs and artists Jocelyn Burke and James Webster renovated Jocelyn’s childhood home in Horning’s Mills, they laid the perfect groundwork for a well-curated life.

An autumn market bouquet includes zinnias, coneflowers, Queen Anne’s Lace, dusty miller and a pink sunflower, along with other delights. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Life at a Flower Farm

Mar 19, 2019

Meet the women behind the blooms at Petals Flower Co., Purple Hill Lavender Farm, Stonewell Farm, Broadside Flowers and Caledon Hills Peony Farm.

A charming bouquet showcases several luscious peony varieties. Photo by Tessa Angus.

The Peony Pro: Caledon Hills Peony Farm

Mar 19, 2019

Looking for a rare peony variety? Diana Hillman’s got you covered with rootstock from North America and the Netherlands.

Florist and flower farmer Amber Swidersky sells her blooms at the Shelburne Farmers’ Market. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Florist Farmer: Petals Flower Co.

Mar 19, 2019

Melanthon’s Amber Swidersky creates lush bouquets with blooms just steps from her floral studio.

At their family farm near Creemore, Emma Greasley, left, and Jessica Ridding flank their father, Brian Greasley, between rows of lavender. Photo by Jessica Crandlemire, Light and Shadow Photography.

Sister Act: Purple Hill Lavender Farm

Mar 19, 2019

How Emma Greasley and Jessica Ridding transformed the Creemore farm where they grew up into a lavender dream.

An array of ‘Café au Lait’ dahlias. In summer, Amanda covers their buds with organza gift bags to ward off earwigs. Photo Courtesy Broadside Flowers.

The Green Thumb: Broadside Flowers

Mar 19, 2019

Terra Cotta landscape gardener Amanda White’s own garden is brimming with foxgloves and dahlias.

Lee Anne Downey sits at her kitchen counter with the lavender oil she pressed last summer at Stonewell Farm. She is developing ideas for a small-batch line of lavender products to debut this year. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Doer: Stonewell Farm

Mar 19, 2019

At Lee Anne Downey’s new lavender farm in Erin, small-batch products and intimate retreats are in the works.

Mary Lazier creates one of her slab pottery bowls at her Mulmur studio. The intricate patterning is achieved using molds of vintage lace and wooden texture rollers. The bowl will be glazed in bluish white. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Mary Lazier

Mar 19, 2019

Mary fires up her pottery wheel only briefly, to attach the circular foot to the bottom of the bowl.

Local Buys

Mar 19, 2019

Macramé redux, Tooth Fairy help and hummingbird feeders on our radar.

Crisp and white, Compass House, designed by Toronto architecture firm Superkül, sits on a 200-acre property in the hills of Mulmur. Photo by Ben Rahn / A-Frame Studio.

A Mulmur Masterpiece by Architecture Firm Superkül

Mar 19, 2019

How a project called Compass House helped one family build roots in Dufferin County – and cemented its two architects’ love of the area.

Screen Standout: Shailyn Pierre-Dixon, 15, Caledon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Screen Standout: Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

Nov 20, 2018

Caledon’s Shailyn Pierre-Dixon, 15, won a Canadian Screen Award for best supporting actress in the The Book of Negroes.

Good Sport: Emma Holmes, 19, Melancthon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Good Sport: Emma Holmes

Nov 20, 2018

Melancthon’s Emma Holmes is in her second year in the sports and recreation program at Lambton College in Sarnia.

Barry Young works on a pepper mill at a lathe in his Alton workshop. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Barry Young

Nov 20, 2018

This Alton woodturner’s Spinning Tree Co. pieces are as artful as they are utilitarian.

Holiday Picks

Nov 20, 2018

Gifts and sips for the season.

Always on The Globe menu, tea biscuits also sold at the general store. A bag of six is $4.50. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with The Globe Restaurant

Nov 20, 2018

The Globe’s tea biscuits carry more than a little Rosemont history.

The tea biscuits at The Globe Restaurant are light and flakey with a hint of sweetness. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Globe’s Tea Biscuits

Nov 20, 2018

The tea biscuits at The Globe Restaurant are light and flakey with a hint of sweetness.

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.