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Summer 2020

Volume 27 Number 2

Summer Contributors

Jun 25, 2020 | In The Hills

Meet a few of the contributors who make this summer 2020 issue of In The Hills a great read – Bethany Lee, Ken Weber and Janice Quirt.

The Covid-19 Olympics

Jun 25, 2020 | Charles Bongers

In light of the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games In The Hills Presents the Covid-19 Olympics.

Mask Makers, Assemble!

Jun 25, 2020 | Tralee Pearce

How local stitchers, engineers, manufacturers and teachers stepped up to create and donate face coverings and other apparel to beat back the virus.

Chicken teriyaki skewers at Heatherlea Farm Shoppe. Photo courtesy Heatherlea Farm Shoppe.

The Boom in Local Food

Jun 25, 2020 | Nicola Ross

In the dark cloud of the pandemic, a silver lining for small farmers.

Keen eyes can spot a variety of fairy abodes secreted along the pathways in Palgrave and Dufferin Forests. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

How to Find a Fairy House

Jun 25, 2020 | Gail Grant

Keen eyes can spot a variety of fairy abodes secreted along the pathways in Palgrave and Dufferin Forests.

Imagining the Future

Jun 25, 2020 | Brent Klassen

So we wonder, amid the disruption and heartbreak, what future is being born in this moment?

No Life Untouched

Jun 25, 2020 | Signe Ball

Reflections on how we’ve coped and what the future holds.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Summer 2020

Jun 25, 2020 | Our Readers

Letters published in the Summer 2020 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Retired fishing boat ~ by Margaret Derry

Margaret Derry

Jun 25, 2020 | Tralee Pearce

Margaret uploads her own photos as starting points, then reimagines the backgrounds and layers on “paint” using programs that mimic everything from brush strokes to pigment density.

Field Notes for Summer 2020

Jun 25, 2020 | Janice Quirt

What to buy, watch, grow this summer.

Trying to be More Like Dexter

Jun 25, 2020 | Dan Needles

Dexter wants us to believe he keeps us safe from coyotes, but this is a harmless fiction. The truth is he craves news and gossip as much as any of us.

Food + Drink Summer 2020

Jun 25, 2020 | Janice Quirt

Summer’s new normal: Shopping shifts, beer pie – and the rise of the takeout menu.

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