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Yevgenia Casale

Yevgenia Casale is a Caledon-based freelance writer and passionate community organizer. Her writing often highlights the humanity behind the things we tend to take for granted every day.

Dave, Jason and Kelly Lyons and the goats at Escarpment’s Edge Dairy. “A goat has ten times the personality of a cow,” says Jason. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Next Generation

Sep 11, 2014

Farm kids are returning to their roots.

The Landman clan: (left to right) Grandparents George and Sytske, father Eric, Rebecca, Ashleigh, Josh, and twins Carter and Jesse. While Eric still “runs the show,” he is putting more and more trust and responsibility for day-to-day operations in the hands of his children. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Landman family: A recipe for family harmony with something for everyone

Sep 11, 2014

We did it for the love of farming. The kids do it because they love it too, and see a future in it.

Sisters Emily and Marianne den Haan (left) with their parents John and Bonnie and dog Megs at Sheldon Creek Dairy, one of the first three dairies in Ontario since the 1960s licensed to sell their own whole milk direct from their farm. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Den Haan family: Two generations of dairy farming pioneers

Sep 11, 2014

Sheldon Creek’s whole milk is sold in traditional glass bottles with a plug of cream on top. They also sell chocolate milk, strawberry milk and eggnog seasonally, and yogurt.

Sean and Amy Davis with baby Nora amid sunflowers they grow for birdseed at Davis Feed & Farm Supply. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Davis family: Oats, sunflowers and pink rubber boots

Sep 11, 2014

Their crops include oats they sell themselves and a 30-acre field of sunflowers they harvest and sell for birdseed.

Dave, Jason and Kelly Lyons and the goats at Escarpment’s Edge Dairy. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Lyons Family: Five Hundred Kids and Growing

Sep 11, 2014

Goats are notorious sorting animals. They’d pick through and find the one grain they like, forgetting about everything else they need to be healthy.

Father and son: Gary and Greg van Bolderen, next to a stable complex built by Dutch Masters near Inglewood. Photo by Pete Paterson.

A Stable Relationship: Dutch Masters Construction Services

Sep 11, 2014

Gary van Bolderen carved out an exceptional niche in the equestrian business. Now his son is taking over the reins – and Gary couldn’t be happier.

The decor throughout is clean and simple with carefully curated antique elements.

Nosy in a Nice Way

Jun 17, 2014

Over 20 years, Headwaters House Tour has transformed the art of genteel snooping into half a million dollars of hospital funding.

Whirligigs, Weathervanes and Other Wonders

Mar 23, 2014

The whimsical decoration on everyday objects expresses “Art from the Heart” in a new exhibition at Dufferin County Museum & Archives.

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.