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Spring 2016

Volume 23 Number 1

Thon Maker

Thon Maker Update

Apr 12, 2016 | Grant Ellis | Leisure

Dispelling some myths around Athlete Institute’s latest NBA draft prospect Thon Maker.

Jahvon Blair of Orangeville Prep heads to the hoop on the outdoor court at the Athlete Institute Basketball Academy. Photograph by James MacDonald

Orangeville Basketball Puts a Small Town on the NBA Map

Mar 21, 2016 | Grant Ellis | Leisure

With the top high school basketball program in the country and the NBA taking notice, a local family has made Orangeville the new epicentre of Canadian basketball.

The Adamo family, Mario, Nancy, John Paul and Julie in the vineyard. Lose your bearings for a moment and you’d swear you were in one of Europe’s stunning wine regions.Photo by Pete Paterson.

A Vineyard Grows in Hockley

Mar 21, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Farming

How Mario Adamo’s Italian roots – and love of fine wine – spurred his family’s next big adventure.

Matches Made in Heaven

Mar 21, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Leisure

How Lorraine Roberts conjures up dreamy landscapes using colour, shape – and an appetite for surprise.

A Foraged Feast

A Foraged Feast

Mar 21, 2016 | Don Scallen | Food

Skip the supermarket, find the ingredients for gourmet dining in forest, field and stream.

Wild Leek Soup

Mar 21, 2016 | Don Scallen | Soups

Please harvest wild leeks sustainably, taking only 5 to 15 per cent of a given population a year.

Pineapple Weed Tea

Mar 21, 2016 | Don Scallen | Drinks

Pineapple Weed is a member of the aster family, it is easily overlooked because it lacks petals.

This Caledon farm has belonged to the Andrews for well over a century.

Dairy Herd SOLD

Mar 21, 2016 | Elizabeth Andrews | Farming

With the dairy herd gone, a farmer’s daughter reflects on memory and identity.

Züküdla’s Flaminglo Daily is formulated to ensure strong bones, healthy plumage and vibrant colour.

Zoo Food

Mar 21, 2016 | Nicola Ross | Farming

How a local feed mill has become the go-to resource for zoos across North America.

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau wore a cloche in 2015, on the day the newly elected Liberal cabinet was sworn in. Photo by Art Babych / Shutterstock.

A Tip of the Hat to History

Mar 21, 2016 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Heritage

A jaunt through hat fashion history!

Morels, ramps and fiddleheads

Surprises

Mar 21, 2016 | Signe Ball | Departments

This spring we can do something we’ve never been able to do before in these hills: Visit a local vineyard and winery.

Squash pro Leah Desbarres (left), ranked for many years among Ontario’s top ten players, gives relative newcomer Terry Pritchard some tough competition on the court. Photo by James MacDonald.

Letters – Our readers write: Spring 2016

Mar 21, 2016 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Spring 2016 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Pat Burns-Wendland

Mar 21, 2016 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence

Accomplished fabric artist Pat Burns-Wendland has produced a series of four handwoven silk kimonos representing the seasons of her life.

Our favourite picks for Spring 2016

Mar 21, 2016 | In The Hills | Departments

Must learn about deer, discover Mulmur, see the fire within, celebrate the horses and run for your life!

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