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Calling All Citizen Scientists!

Sep 24, 2021 | Don Scallen | Environment

All you need is a smartphone and a love of nature to make valuable contributions to conservation science.

A rustic bench is shaded by Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malepartus’ and Helianthus salicifolius. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Splendour in the Grass

Sep 24, 2021 | Signe Ball | Leisure

Mono gardener Misha Dubbeld’s newest garden, full of swaying grasses and anchored by a spillway of field rocks, was carved out of a windswept field.

Inspired by her own Norwegian roots, Mono author Michelle Grierson’s mythical novel Becoming Leidah was published in April. Photo by Cassie McReavy.

Ancestral Footsteps

Sep 24, 2021 | Ellie Eberlee | Arts

Michelle Grierson’s compelling first novel is a fluid mix of myth, magic and the power of “blood memory.”

Farmers at the Table

Sep 24, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins | Farming

Three Dufferin farmers sit down talk about what it means to be a modern farmer, the challenges they face and what they wish we knew about them.

Meet the Farmers

Sep 24, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins | Farming

Bert Tupling, Mike Swidersky and Darryl Burnett criss-cross Dufferin County tending to wheat, barley, corn, potatoes, cattle, sheep and more.

An Exurbanite’s Guide to Field Crops

Sep 24, 2021 | Dorothy Pedersen | Farming

A drive-by primer on what’s growing in Headwaters.

Painter Steve Volpe in his studio next to a work starring a kangaroo in a party hat, called Birthday, and below it, a beach scene, Man and Pyramid. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Active Imagination

Sep 24, 2021 | Ellie Eberlee | Arts

Orangeville painter Steve Volpe plucks inspiration from everyday experiences then quickly bends it to create a fresh visual narrative on canvas.

Videographer Sara May was one of the team hired during the pandemic to launch Theatre Orangeville Presents Online. Photo by Beckie Morris.

How to Save a Theatre

Sep 24, 2021 | Liz Beatty | Arts

The creative minds at Theatre Orangeville were not about to be upstaged by a pandemic.

Dufferin community paramedics Josselyn Hudasek, Krystle Neumann and Cara Burleigh. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Safe at Home

Sep 24, 2021 | Gail Grant | Community

Instead of rushing them to hospital, community paramedics are helping patients stay in their own home.

Autumn Contributors

Sep 24, 2021 | In The Hills | Contributors

Meet three of our clever contributors – Ellie Eberlee, Janet Dimond and Ben Rahn.

Stories in the Stones

Sep 24, 2021 | Ken Weber | Heritage

Murder, Hollywood intrigue and heroic deaths are among the tales that lurk on tombstones in cemeteries from Bolton to Horning’s Mills.

The Land That Feeds Us

Sep 24, 2021 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

Large-scale farming in Dufferin still has a fighting chance of remaining a viable industry that both feeds us and helps maintain national food security.

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