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Spring 2021

Volume 28 Number 1

Greystones Restaurant and Lounge director of operation Danielle Hughes and co-owner Benn Froggett stand at the bar in the lounge. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Greystones Reborn

Mar 31, 2021 | Tralee Pearce

An Orangeville landmark gets a splashy makeover and the chance to turbocharge the town’s vibrant dining scene.

Ruby-throated hummingbirds visit frequently in early summer to nectar on Sicilian honey garlic (Nectaroscordum siculum), a lesser known member of the onion family. Photo by Tony Spencer.

Piet Oudolf, Reimagined

Mar 31, 2021 | Tony Spencer

Dedicated local gardener Tony Spencer channels the aesthetic of the famed Dutch plantsman into his corner of the rural countryside of Mono.

Orangeville Restaurants

Mar 31, 2021 | Tralee Pearce

A small Ontario town boasts a culinary scene with fine dining, great coffee shops and everything in between.

Some Sunny Day

Mar 31, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins

Covid has shifted our world and changed our priorities. For many, the hopes and dreams for the aftertimes are simple ones – to hug a parent, have dinner with a friend.

Fluffy cygnets. Photo courtesy CVC.

Conservation Authorities v. Doug Ford

Mar 31, 2021 | Nicola Ross

The provincial government is stripping Ontario’s conservation authorities of the very meaning of their name ­– and key protections for the environment.

Kits at play. Photo by Critter Clicks Photography.

New Kits on the Block

Mar 31, 2021 | Don Scallen

Red foxes are making themselves at home in Inglewood, Grand Valley and Palgrave, hunting in our yards and denning under our sheds and garages.

Red-spotted newt. Photo courtesy CVC.

No Green Recovery

Mar 31, 2021 | Signe Ball

The Ford government has navigated Covid as well as or better than many – but at the same time, it has also escalated its pro-development agenda.

It Takes a Virtual Village

Mar 31, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt

In what could have been a lost year for isolated new parents and their babies, social agencies moved their tried-and-true community meetups and support groups online.

Spring Contributors

Mar 31, 2021 | In The Hills

Meet three of the creative folks – Johanna Bernhardt, Anthony Jenkins and Kim van Oosterom – who make this issue shine.

Fairy Houses

Letters – Our Readers Write: Spring 2021

Mar 31, 2021 | Our Readers

Letters published in the Spring 2021 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Christine Nnawuchi

Mar 31, 2021 | Tralee Pearce

Bolton multimedia artist and ceramicist Christine Nnawuchi mines the depths of her imagination for the objects and artifacts in her latest collection.

Field Notes for Spring 2021

Mar 31, 2021 | Janice Quirt

What to plant, read, wear this spring.

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