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Autumn 2018

Volume 25 Number 3

Field Notes for Autumn 2018

Sep 18, 2018 | Janice Quirt

What to see, do, try this fall.

The View from the Top

Sep 18, 2018 | Dan Needles

People seldom bother you when you are up 20 feet painting an eavestrough, just as they don’t come near you when you are beekeeping or forking steamy piles of manure.

Cooking with Four Corners Bakery Eatery

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

Knead to Know: At Four Corners homemade dough is the key to the perfect pizza.

Four Corners’ classic Margherita pizza features a fresh tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella and fresh basil on a thin homemade crust. Photo by Pete Paterson.

How the Experts Make Pizza Dough

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

Light pizza dough is at the heart of Four Corners in Caledon East. It’s the base for everything from a simple Marghertia to a decadent dessert pizza.

The Humber flooded Bolton in 1950. TRCA documents at least 78 damaging floods on the river between the early settlement years and Hurricane Hazel, every two to three years on average.

Hurricane Hazel’s Place in Headwaters’ History

Sep 18, 2018 | Ken Weber

When Hurricane Hazel finally blew itself out in October 1954, the damage and casualties left behind made it Ontario’s biggest weather event of the century. The flood control plans that followed were even bigger.

Textile artist Heather Chapplain shows off the fabrics she collects for the one-of-a-kind pieces she makes in her Alton studio. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Meet the Maker: Heather Chapplain

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

As this Alton textile artist leans into her quirky, one-of-a-kind designs, Hollywood comes calling.

Local Buys: Hike in Style

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

The line is called One Made Beaver, a reference to the beaver-pelt-backed currency the Hudson’s Bay Company devised to trade with Indigenous peoples.

Mary Rose (left) and Darla Fraser are two driving forces behind the effort to make Orangeville a welcome place for seniors. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The WHO and Local Seniors

Sep 18, 2018 | Gail Grant

Orangeville residents and planners looking to serve an aging population are finding age-friendly inspiration in the World Health Organization.

As a child, Ingrid Sander fled the Allied bombing of Berlin, then she and her family walked 200 kilometres back home. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Ingrid Sander

Sep 18, 2018 | Gail Grant

As a child, Ingrid Sander fled the Allied bombing of Berlin, then she and her family walked 200 kilometres back home.

Tina Daalderop leads a recent pole-walking hike. Poles help with balance, contribute to a full-body workout and can be useful aids in tricky situations. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Nordic Pole Walking

Sep 18, 2018 | Nicola Ross

Walking with poles: the fashionable walking stick morphs into essential hiking gear.

Grad Night

Sep 18, 2018 | Bethany Lee

How did a decade and a third slip by so quickly? My mom had been right: “Long days, short years.”

Georgian on their Minds

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

A passion for restoration has filled this Melville couple’s hearts and spare time for more than two decades.

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