Volume 25 Number 2
Local restaurants and beer lovers are embracing a fresh wave of Caledon craft breweries – with inventive recipes and meaningful branding behind their budding reputations.
Hops forward: Gail and Phil Winters started as organic hops growers on their Caledon farm. Now, their GoodLot Farmstead Brewing Co. is set to become a must-visit brewery and bottle shop.
The family affair: At Caledon Hills Brewing Company, brewmaster Stefan Riedelsheimer and his son Sebastian craft fresh European-style beers that keep earning them new fans.
By their bootstraps: Troy Baxter, Mike Nuttall and Grace Wilkinson of Badlands Brewing Company make hoppy, hazy ales in small batches that sell out as fast as they can make them.
The new player: Sonnen Hill Brewing’s Calum Hill plans to create the kind of drinkable, hoppy brews he learned to make while studying and working in the U.K.
Are e-bikes cheating or are they the perfect solution for our hills? Two very different local cyclists take their e-bikes out for a spin, and weigh in on the experience.
Manpower vs horsepower: How Don Coats, the owner of Caledon Hills Cycling in Inglewood, fared using an e-bike to race his faster employee, Sean Bechtel.
Filipe Leite’s extraordinary ride from Calgary to Tierra del Fuego was an undertaking he had dreamed of since he was a student in Bolton.
They’re big. They’re strong. And they’re probably here to stay. But keeping them in check will give native plant species a chance.
Hunters, range shooters, collectors – they’re part of rural culture. But with gun violence making headlines, gun enthusiasts are mostly choosing to lie low, and some residents are wondering how safe our countryside really is. Anthony Jenkins decided to find out.
A former Olympic swimmer and her Philippines-born caregiver swam together for less than a year – but the experience changed both their lives profoundly.
I’m also genuinely impressed by all the good environmental work done by the likes of Dufferin Northern Peel Anglers and Hunters Association and Ducks Unlimited.