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Nan’s Chili Sauce from Mrs. V’s Preserves

Sep 18, 2020 | In The Hills | Recipes

Barb Vivian’s jams, jellies and sauces are a staple at local farmers’ markets. This mild chili sauce is named for her mother-in-law.

Melanzane Sott’olio Eggplant Antipasto from Connie’s Kitchen

Sep 18, 2020 | In The Hills | Recipes

Many of Connie Arteaga’s long list of handmade preserves – think passata or eggplant antipasto – have their roots in her native Sicily.

Peach Blueberry Jam from Landman Gardens

Sep 18, 2020 | In The Hills | Recipes

Rebecca Landman leans on family recipes for her canned offerings such as bread-and-butter pickles, corn relish and barbecue sauces.

Karen stores her ample collection of preserves in a cold cellar. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

From Soil to Table

Sep 18, 2020 | Gail Grant | Farming

Vegetable grower extraordinaire Karen Hollingshead uses galvanized steel raised beds and water troughs to hold her 35 varieties of tomatoes and other gems.

After a year of training in the Dufferin 4-H Beef Club, Maggi Murray and Glam took first place at the Orangeville Fall Fair in 2019. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

“Not Your Grandmother’s 4-H”

Sep 18, 2020 | Anthony Jenkins | Farming

But the principles of head, heart, hands and health still thrive in Headwaters.

Autumn Contributors

Sep 18, 2020 | In The Hills | Contributors

Meet a few of the contributors who make this autumn 2020 issue of In The Hills a treasure – Don Scallen, Roberta Fracassi and Erin Woodley.

Home Sweet Office

Sep 18, 2020 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

At this magazine, our work culture is based on trust and respect.

Keen eyes can spot a variety of fairy abodes secreted along the pathways in Palgrave and Dufferin Forests. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Autumn 2020

Sep 18, 2020 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Autumn 2020 edition of In The Hills magazine.

The Gathering (detail) ~ by Patty Maher

Patty Maher

Sep 18, 2020 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

When she moved to Caledon from Toronto ten years ago, Patty says she discovered the backdrops she never knew she needed.

Field Notes for Autumn 2020

Sep 18, 2020 | Janice Quirt | Field Notes

Garden sharing, “minimonies”, and the show must go on this fall.

When The Spirit Moves

Sep 18, 2020 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

I often tell my writing students that they are unlikely to get better at writing, but it is possible to get better at not writing.

Settlers in the 19th century came here to farm, and to do that they had to clear the trees. Photo by iStock 1038960850.

The Trees Had to Go!

Sep 18, 2020 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Settlers in the 19th century came here to farm, and to do that they had to clear the trees. Their success with that was thorough and dramatic. So was the impact on the landscape.

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