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Autumn 2014

Volume 21 Number 3

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 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

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 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

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 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

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 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

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 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

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 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

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.

Riders who pounded across the Will O’Wind course at the observation event this summer: Selena O’Hanlon on Bloomsday. Photo by Ellen Cameron.

Cross Country at a Gallop

Sep 11, 2014 | Cecily Ross | Autumn 2014

For one day next summer, the eyes of the Americas will be on Mono’s Will O’Wind Farm, site of the cross-country phase of the Pan Am Games three-day event.

John Rumble rode to a medal in the 1956 Olympics, had a second moment of fame when his story was told in Barbara May’s 1959 book The Five Circles. Photo by Ellen Cameron.

The Caledon Horse that Could

Sep 11, 2014 | Cecily Ross | Autumn 2014

With typical Canadian modesty, Rumble attributes the lion’s share of the credit for his achievement to his mount, a big-boned gelding named Cilroy.

Back row : Jacklyn Hancock (left) and Julia Poletto. Front row, from left : Nicola Meyer, Cameron Courtney, Meagan Cooper, Ricky Schaede, Emily Haws.

Club Art

Sep 11, 2014 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

The words “High on Art” dominate this happy mayhem, and so they should.

Under the benevolent stewardship of owner Chris Peddle, The Gauntlet has become a kind of town hall for the burgeoning local fanboy community. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Orangeville Fanboys

Sep 11, 2014 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

For these brainiacs, it’s a comic book world.

Janet Donaghey Water Lilies mixed media 19 x 26.5"

Headwaters Arts Festival Show & Sale: Autumn’s Canvas

Sep 11, 2014 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Headwaters Arts Festival Show & Sale ~ A preview of this year’s show September 19 to Thanksgiving.

Sarah Felschow shows off the joie de vivre. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Get Up and Dance!

Sep 11, 2014 | Michele Green | Back Issues

The Dufferin Dance Network brings dance to people – and people to dance.

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