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Summer 2021

Volume 28 Number 2

Sunflower and Lavender Dreams

Jun 22, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt

Local sunflower and lavender farms are bursting with some of nature’s showiest blooms. Here’s how to enjoy them in person and via handmade products that capture the magic.

Wild Nocturne

Jun 22, 2021 | Don Scallen

Grab a flashlight and head out on a hike after sundown and get to know the creatures of the night – including moths, salamanders and frogs.

While We Are Sleeping

Jun 22, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins

It’s 3:15 a.m. Where are you? Meet the folks who are doing important work in the middle of the night as most of us are curled up under the covers.

Belfountain Under Siege

Jun 22, 2021 | Nicola Ross

A dispatch from the battlefield.

Regenerative Agriculture Puts the Soil First

Jun 22, 2021 | Cecily Ross

How cover crops, crop rotation and using livestock to fertilize fields puts local farmers on the front lines in reducing climate change.

Rock of Ages

Jun 22, 2021 | Gail Grant

Stones are the inspiration for Joe Burchell’s monumental works of art.

Tree of Life

Jun 22, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins

Artist Jim Menken’s chainsaw allows fallen trees to rise again.

Work in Progress

Jun 22, 2021 | Jeannette French

As farmer Jeannette French notes, farming in Headwaters may always be a work in progress, but this community provides the motivation it takes to forge ahead.

Imagining the Future

Jun 22, 2021 | Signe Ball

A lot of us are daring to hope that some things really will never be the same again – in a good way.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Summer 2021

Jun 22, 2021 | Our Readers

Letters published in the Summer 2021 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Summer Contributors

Jun 22, 2021 | In The Hills

Meet three of the hardworking folks – Cindy Caines, Gail Grant and Cecily Ross – behind this issue.

Sara Sniderhan

Jun 22, 2021 | Tralee Pearce

Sara credits a physical move from Toronto for moves she’s been making artistically.