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Tralee Pearce

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

Local Heroes 2020

Nov 24, 2020

A focus on essentials: Profiles of the folks who kept us all going in 2020.

Belfountain Public School teacher Wendy Brooker is one of many educators and school staff who worked tirelessly to ensure students could return to school as safely as possible this September. Photo by Karen Dhaliwal.

Class Acts: Our Educators

Nov 24, 2020

“At Belfountain Public School and beyond, teachers, principals, custodians and support staff got our kids learning again in classrooms and online.”

Task force members (left to right) Alethia O’Hara-Stephenson, Soha Soliman, Geer Harvey and Althea Casamento. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Up to the Task

Nov 24, 2020

Four members of Shelburne’s Anti-Black Racism, Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force discuss their mission and the vision they have for Shelburne.

On our cover: Christmas Holidays ~ by Mary Scattergood

Mary Scattergood

Nov 24, 2020

Mary’s winter canvases are set in snowy rural hills and dotted with folks skating on ponds, making snow angels and sugaring off.

The Gathering (detail) ~ by Patty Maher

Patty Maher

Sep 18, 2020

When she moved to Caledon from Toronto ten years ago, Patty says she discovered the backdrops she never knew she needed.

Pandemic Journals

Pandemic Journals

Jun 25, 2020

We thank everyone who shared a glimpse of their lives with us.

Mask Makers, Assemble!

Jun 25, 2020

How local stitchers, engineers, manufacturers and teachers stepped up to create and donate face coverings and other apparel to beat back the virus.

Retired fishing boat ~ by Margaret Derry

Margaret Derry

Jun 25, 2020

Margaret uploads her own photos as starting points, then reimagines the backgrounds and layers on “paint” using programs that mimic everything from brush strokes to pigment density.

Pandemic Journals

Introducing Pandemic Journals

May 20, 2020

How we’re coping with unprecedented times here in Headwaters.

Simple Sauerkraut

Nov 22, 2019

Here’s a basic sauerkraut recipe to get you started on your own fermented foods journey.

The entrance to the Shortills’ cozy new home on a chilly winter night. The house was built by Orangeville’s Dalerose Homes. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

At Home with Deborah Shortill of Hannah’s

Nov 22, 2019

How the retail maven and her husband, Morley, nestled their new dream home into the rolling Mono landscape.

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.

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