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Summer 2010

Volume 17 Number 2

Stone Houses of Shaw’s Creek

Jun 15, 2010 | Kelvin Browne | Back Issues

The stone houses of Shaw’s Creek instantly inspire romantic visions of a kinder, gentler time in a bucolic setting fit for a greeting card.

Caledon’s Whole Village produce is available at the Orangeville Farmers’ Market on summer Saturdays. Photo by Rosemary Hasner.

Grow Local

Jun 15, 2010 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

In these hills growing your own food seems to come with a renewed sense of purpose. Monica Duncan visits several kinds of local vegetable gardens – some of them new, some long established – and talks with the growers.

Flight of the Bumblebee (and other pollinators)

Jun 15, 2010 | Don Scallen | Back Issues

In “Flight of the Bumblebee” Don Scallen says we owe a debt of gratitude to pollinating insects for keeping food on the tables of the human race!

This sculpture by Kristina Priebe, 16, a Grade 11 student at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School, was one of the winning entries in a competition sponsored by the Town of Caledon asking students to visualize the town’s future.

Imagining the Future

Jun 15, 2010 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

It’s called community-based planning, and with it citizens hope to shape a sustainable future in the hills.

Hal henry. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Hal Henry: An Artist’s Life

Jun 15, 2010 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

Dufferin’s very own Renaissance Man, Hal Henry has a creative heart and gifted mind. Jeff Rollings profiles this “Daniel Boone meets Rhodes Scholar meets poet meets Delta bluesman.”

Dancing on the Edge

Jun 15, 2010 | Michele Green | Back Issues

Michelle Grierson and Kerri-Ann Paradis Hutton use bold, contemporary dance to explore emotional and social boundaries. The result will be performed by a collective of young dancers this summer. By Michele Green

“Cinch” by No. 9 Dance Collective (video)

Jun 15, 2010 | Online Editor | Back Issues

An excerpt from “Cinch” by No. 9 Dance Collective with Kerri-Ann Hutton Paradis and Michelle Grierson, who are featured in the Summer 2010 issue of In The Hills.

This sculpture by Aislinn Cicinelli, 16, a Grade 11 student at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School, was a runner-up in the Caledon student art competition.

Citizens’ Brigade

Jun 15, 2010 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

I admit to a certain kneejerk cynicism but I also have faith that things can change for the better when a group of informed and engaged citizens puts their concerted minds and goodwill to the undertaking.

Letters – Our readers write: Summer 2010

Jun 15, 2010 | In The Hills | Back Issues

Letters published in the Summer 2010 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Fordlandia, Flying Machines and Formulas for Success

Jun 15, 2010 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues

An American town in the Brazilian jungle, J. Paul Getty and Mark Twain. Miscellany from Douglas G. Pearce’s Countryside Digest.

Hallie Watson - Hay Bale And Barn, 27.5" x 19.5"

Hallie Watson

Jun 15, 2010 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Hallie creates images of her childhood home in Mono, where “life was a mysterious, fascinating, unexpected thing.”

Our favourite picks for summer 2010

Jun 15, 2010 | In The Hills | Back Issues

Our own highly selective “picks” of just some of the things that make life such a distinctive pleasure here in the hills.

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