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Tralee Pearce

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

Kate O’Hara is guided by her it-takes-a-village philosophy. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Kate O’Hara

Nov 25, 2015

I consider myself a facilitator. Maybe it’s the teacher in me.

Gift Giving

Nov 25, 2015

Made In The Hills – Here’s to a season of searching out the best our region has to offer – and sharing widely with family and friends.

“I feel when you do dishes people know, you really have to do them well,” says chef Jeffrey VandenHoek, shown here with his wife Kelsey, who was also a cook at Mono Cliffs until recently. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Jeffrey Vandenhoek: Braised Lamb Shanks

Nov 25, 2015

“I feel when you do dishes people know, you really have to do them well.”

Mono Cliffs Inn’s Beer-Braised Lamb Shanks, cooking with Jeffrey Vandenhoek. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Mono Cliffs Inn’s Braised Lamb Shanks

Nov 25, 2015

With wintery classics such as the braised lamb shanks, there’s plenty of room to deepen and elevate flavours.

This Broadway streetscape was painted by Orangeville artist Alex Lennox. A few storefronts have been updated for this publication. The original triptych measures 8½ feet long and 16 inches high, and took the artist 450 hours to complete. It is currently exhibited for sale at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway.

Broadway Revival

Sep 11, 2015

How downtown Orangeville rediscovered its groove

Warm up your chesterfield or reading nook with this paisley pillow made from a hand-hooked rug by fibre artist Martina Lesar in her log cabin studio in the Caledon hills.

A Warm Fuzzy Feeling

Sep 11, 2015

These distinctive wares may not be as easy to find as mass-produced goods, but we can assure you the wraps, hats and blankets are worth the hunt and will keep you warm this fall and many more to come.

Get the Kids Outside!

Jun 16, 2015

The Nature Fix: 12 ways to get the kids outside this summer and unleash your own inner kid.

Adult female tick

Tick Talk

Jun 16, 2015

Lyme disease was once all but unknown in Ontario. But as the offending ticks migrate north, health agencies warn it’s just a matter of time before Headwaters feels their bite.

Picnics! A Moveable Feast

Jun 16, 2015

Sprawling out on a patch of grass with a picnic spread before you is among the greatest pleasures!

The bold colours of poppies, irises and daylilies frame the farmhouse in June. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

A Purposeful Garden

Mar 23, 2015

Misha Dubbeld’s gracious Mono garden is a testament to 20 years of love and labour. With all that she’s learned, her latest project is conceived on a grand scale.

A spring carpet in one of the Sants’ five greenhouses, 2015. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

George Sant & Sons Greenhouses: Sowing the Seeds of Family Life

Mar 23, 2015

Sants Greenhouses is a sprawling five-greenhouse operation that helps beautify not just southern Ontario but all corners of North America.

Spring is in the Air

Mar 23, 2015

Our thoughts turn to fresh-air pursuits, gardens and spring birds. Follow along and you’ll find creative and clever local craftspeople, artists and growers for ideas on how to enhance the moment.

Special Friends Chricket Yule and Scott McDougall. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Chricket Yule

Nov 17, 2014

Nineteen years ago, Erin resident Chricket Yule didn’t exactly set out to create a long-term recreational program for kids with special needs, let alone one that has galvanized her community and sparked lifelong friendships.

Art for the Tree

Holiday Entertaining

Nov 17, 2014

Made In The Hills – Here’s to a season of searching out the best our region has to offer – and sharing widely with family and friends.

Darryl Neudorf at the mother ship. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Laying Down Tracks in Mono

Nov 19, 2013

Darryl Neudorf, who produces some of Canada’s finest recording artists, has put down roots in Mono and embraced the local music scene.

Old friends Marion Bell and Marja Chevalier use humour and hands-on exercises to teach kids the basics of good etiquette. Photo by Pauline Hayman.

Minding Our Manners

Nov 15, 2007

Proper etiquette isn’t about adhering to dusty old rules, it’s about possessing enough social capital to feel at ease in any situation.

Building on Past Foundations

Jun 21, 2007

Old barn foundations find new life in the rural landscape.

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.