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Spring 2018

Volume 25 Number 1

Jennifer Kleinpaste at her new store’s essential oil bar where she brainstorms scent blends for future products. Jennifer or staffer Jessica Marchildon also create signature blends for customers here. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Jennifer Kleinpaste of Bridlewood Soaps

Mar 26, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

How an Orangeville mom made homemade soaps and beauty oils her business.

Shop Headwaters

Mar 26, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

Where we’re buying local this spring.

James Buder carries two plates of foie gras torchon into the Headwaters Restaurant at Millcroft Inn & Spa. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with James Buder from the Millcroft Inn

Mar 26, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

Millcroft’s James Buder pairs maple syrup with foie gras.

The final dish looks like a minimalist painting, including a swipe of garlic maple purée, crumbles of bacon and toasted brioche atop wisps of bitter greens. James insists I sample everything in each bite to balance the buttery torchon. He’s right. Tiny cubes of jellied Champagne are almost invisible on the plate, but pop in my mouth. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Foie Gras Torchon

Mar 26, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

At the Millcroft Inn & Spa, executive chef James Buder uses maple syrup in his foie gras torchon.

Nature therapy guide Kaitlyn Powers (centre) instructs writing pals Gail Grant (left) and Nicola Ross how to be still, breathe deeply and absorb nature with all their senses – followed by tea. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Forest Bathing

Mar 26, 2018 | Nicola Ross

Slowing down, tuning in. With forest bathing, the slow movement takes to the woods.

An 1870 Media Battle over “Fake News”

Mar 26, 2018 | Ken Weber

The tweets and accusations of fake news in today’s media seem almost dainty compared to the Orangeville Sun’s lambasting of its rival weekly, the Orangeville Advertiser.

Cafeteria Culture

Mar 26, 2018 | Bethany Lee

The Good, the Bad — and the Ugly.

Ken Wynne (centre) teaches tech know-how to Mary Mansdy and Lloyd Andrade in Caledon’s Seniors Helping Seniors program. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Help for the Tech Challenged

Mar 26, 2018 | Gail Grant

Ken’s students often bring their own computers to class, only to discover hardware or software problems.

Stan Shapiro and Blue amid the memorabilia of a lifetime spent in the company of horses. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Stan Shapiro

Mar 26, 2018 | Gail Grant

More than 70 years later, Stan reflects on his history with horses.

The property’s original stone steps veer a little to one side, but the owners love the patina and have no plans to replace them. Photo by Nat Caron.

A Caledon Cottage Reborn

Mar 26, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

How a Toronto couple transformed a dilapidated house into a year-round sanctuary.

plastic cubes containing battery-powered LED lights

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2018

Mar 26, 2018 | Ken Weber

In the snow on a soccer field in Caledon East, a rather strange family and a triangle challenge at Duffy’s school.

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