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Autumn 2021

Volume 28 Number 3

Calling All Citizen Scientists!

Sep 24, 2021 | Don Scallen

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

Splendour in the Grass

Sep 24, 2021 | Signe Ball

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.

Ancestral Footsteps

Sep 24, 2021 | Ellie Eberlee

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

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

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

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

The Active Imagination

Sep 24, 2021 | Ellie Eberlee

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

How to Save a Theatre

Sep 24, 2021 | Liz Beatty

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

Safe at Home

Sep 24, 2021 | Gail Grant

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

Autumn Contributors

Sep 24, 2021 | In The Hills

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

Stories in the Stones

Sep 24, 2021 | Ken Weber

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

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.