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Summer 2016

Volume 23 Number 2

Writer Tony Reynolds on a recent fly fishing outing to his boyhood haunt at Pine River Provincial Fishing Area off River Road in Mulmur. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Where Rivers Rise

Jun 20, 2016 | Tony Reynolds | Environment

A primer on the rivers of Headwaters

Water Security – Tin Roof Global

Jun 20, 2016 | Kristi Green | Back Issues

A Creemore charity works to ensure clean water security for First Nation communities

Not in a hurry? Growing your own mushrooms might be for you. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

How to Grow Mushrooms

Jun 20, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Farming

Not in a hurry? Growing your own mushrooms might be for you.

Heatherlea’s large new market opened this spring. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Heatherlea Farm Shoppe

Jun 20, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Food

With its own livestock and in-house butchers, this Caledon farm reinvents traditional food production in a shiny new market.

The Language of Nature

Jun 20, 2016 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

Without words, are we lost in the woods? How words connect us to nature.

Longtime resident Brenda Dolling takes a rare break in front of the property’s heritage barn. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Many Parts Make a Whole Village

Jun 20, 2016 | Liz Beatty | Farming

Caledon’s first ecovillage celebrates 10 years of sustainable living.

Soba noodle salad at Euphoria. Photo by Pete Paterson.

$5 Lunch

Jun 20, 2016 | Janice Quirt | Back Issues

12 Local Lunches for $5 or Less – Fill up without turning to fast food

Anthony Jenkins – The Other Eye

Jun 20, 2016 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

Anthony Jenkins stages a retrospective of his caricatures of the famous and infamous – and finds a new fascination in the faces of the hills.

The swing bridge and sparkling falls on the Credit River in Belfountain. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Rivers Run Through Us

Jun 20, 2016 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

Water springs up all around us in the streams and rivers and marshes and pools of the four major watersheds that sculpt our landscape and feed three Great Lakes.

Kelly Heshka, who boards her quarter horse with the Cosacks, says, “I’ve been riding at the ranch for 16 years and I still don’t know all the trails.” Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Letters – Our readers write: Summer 2016

Jun 20, 2016 | Our Readers | Departments

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

For You, acrylic and oil stick on canvas, 30”x 24” ~ by Darlene Hassall

Darlene Hassall

Jun 20, 2016 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence

Shelburne artist Darlene Hassall is well known for her abstract art and portraits.

Courtesy RCMP/GRC.

Our favourite picks for Summer 2016

Jun 20, 2016 | In The Hills | Departments

Must listen to the Heritage Music Festival, must float around Island Lake, must attend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride and must shop local.

I fought down the surge of adrenalin and said firmly, “You are not going to catch this fish. Just enjoy the moment and don’t do anything stupid.” Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

A Fish Story

Jun 20, 2016 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Then the sun emerged and I saw a glint of gold rim on the gravel bottom.

The Grand River – When Your Neighbour is a River

Jun 20, 2016 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Not only does the Grand River lay out nature’s beauty, it also offers opportunities for recreation, commerce and development. Yet all this comes at a cost, for the Grand can be both friend and foe.

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