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Craft Beer Takes Root in Caledon

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Food

Local restaurants and beer lovers are embracing a fresh wave of Caledon craft breweries – with inventive recipes and meaningful branding behind their budding reputations.

Phil and Gail Winters and their son Will. Photo by James MacDonald.

GoodLot Farmstead Brewing Co.

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Food

Hops forward: Gail and Phil Winters started as organic hops growers on their Caledon farm. Now, their GoodLot Farmstead Brewing Co. is set to become a must-visit brewery and bottle shop.

Stefan and son Sebastian work harmoniously together in their chock-a-block brewery. Photo by James MacDonald.

Caledon Hills Brewing Company

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Food

The family affair: At Caledon Hills Brewing Company, brewmaster Stefan Riedelsheimer and his son Sebastian craft fresh European-style beers that keep earning them new fans.

Troy Baxter, Mike Nuttall and Grace Wilkinson on the Wilkinson farm, where they brew Badlands beer. Photo by James MacDonald.

Badlands Brewing Company

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Food

By their bootstraps: Troy Baxter, Mike Nuttall and Grace Wilkinson of Badlands Brewing Company make hoppy, hazy ales in small batches that sell out as fast as they can make them.

Calum Hill and his new stainless steel Sonnen Hill brewhouse. Photo by James MacDonald.

Sonnen Hill Brewing

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Food

The new player: Sonnen Hill Brewing’s Calum Hill plans to create the kind of drinkable, hoppy brews he learned to make while studying and working in the U.K.

E-bike fan Liz Beatty and skeptic Nicola Ross recently took their motorized wheels for a ride on Forks of the Credit Road. Photo by Pete Paterson.

E-Bikes: The Skeptic and the Fan

Jun 19, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

Are e-bikes cheating or are they the perfect solution for our hills? Two very different local cyclists take their e-bikes out for a spin, and weigh in on the experience.

Don Coats (left) tested his mettle, with the help of an e-bike, against younger and fitter triathlete Sean Bechtel on his road bike. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Can an E-bike Help you Shave Minutes off your Time?

Jun 19, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

Manpower vs horsepower: How Don Coats, the owner of Caledon Hills Cycling in Inglewood, fared using an e-bike to race his faster employee, Sean Bechtel.

On the cold day Filipe Masetti Leite arrived on Pablo Picasso in Ushuaia at the tip of South America, he wrapped himself in a Canadian flag sent to him by Orangeville mayor Rob Adams. Photo by Barbara Nettleton.

Filipe Leite’s Incredible Journey

Jun 19, 2018 | Pam Purves | Community

Filipe Leite’s extraordinary ride from Calgary to Tierra del Fuego was an undertaking he had dreamed of since he was a student in Bolton.

Dog-strangling vine. Photo by Rob Routledge | Wikimedia Commons.

Invasive Species in Our Backyard

Jun 19, 2018 | Don Scallen | Environment

They’re big. They’re strong. And they’re probably here to stay. But keeping them in check will give native plant species a chance.

A trap shooter tests his skills with a 12-gauge pump-action shotgun. Photo by Visualspace | istockphoto.

What About Guns?

Jun 19, 2018 | Anthony Jenkins | Leisure

Hunters, range shooters, collectors – they’re part of rural culture. But with gun violence making headlines, gun enthusiasts are mostly choosing to lie low, and some residents are wondering how safe our countryside really is. Anthony Jenkins decided to find out.

A Tale of Two Women: Virginia Ridpath. Photo by Jeff Ridpath. Richie Castillo. Photo by Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Swimming Buddies: Virginia Ridpath and Richie Castillo

Jun 19, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

A former Olympic swimmer and her Philippines-born caregiver swam together for less than a year – but the experience changed both their lives profoundly.

A hunter takes to the field with a bolt-action rifle, commonly used for hunting deer and moose. Photo by Visualspace | istockphoto.

It’s Complicated

Jun 19, 2018 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

I’m also genuinely impressed by all the good environmental work done by the likes of Dufferin Northern Peel Anglers and Hunters Association and Ducks Unlimited.

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