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Summer 2017

Volume 24 Number 2

Our Favourite Picks for Summer 2017

Jun 21, 2017 | In The Hills | Must Do

Must marvel at gardens, attend Canada’s 150 Celebrations, listen to Words in the Woods and savour loads of flavour at the Wine and Food Festival at Alton Mill.

Science Projects

Jun 21, 2017 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

If you’ve ever wondered why they have height, width and weight restrictions on science projects at your school, it’s because of cousin Eddie’s corn dryer.

Cooking with Paul J. Dickson of The Black Wolf Smokehouse

Jun 21, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Cooking with...

There’s virtually no food Paul won’t give the smoker treatment – mussels smoked in their shells and smoked beets are two recent successes.

Cured and Smoked Salmon

Jun 21, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Main Dishes

Paul’s salmon is a different beast, a chunk of fish that flakes as though it’s been cooked, but with a sweet, salty bite.

Canada, Eh!

Jun 21, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

From books to art and locally made flags, here are just a few ways to toast Canada in our neck of the woods.

July 1, 1867

Jun 21, 2017 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

How the birth of the Dominion was celebrated in the hills.

Women Shine in Learn-to Sport Programs

Jun 21, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

What makes the difference? Support and personal connections.

It’s All About the Hair

Jun 21, 2017 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

Not kidding. When I was young I got my haircuts when the horses’ manes and tails were getting clipped.

When a Mother Dies

Jun 21, 2017 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Although she misses her mother terribly, Tammi Langdon is glad they took the time to talk about the things that mattered before she died.

Betty Burgoyne

Jun 21, 2017 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Family, ponies and a wide social circle keep the sparkle in Betty Burgoyne’s smile.

Living Large Atop Henning Salon

Jun 21, 2017 | Pam Purves | At Home in the Hills

To simplify life at work and home, this Orangeville couple created the ideal urban loft.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Summer 2017

Jun 21, 2017 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Ice cubes and altitudes, one minute puzzle challenge and at the livestock market in Tarbox Corners.