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Summer 2022

Volume 29, Number 2


Jun 24, 2022 | Don Scallen

From a small observatory in a Belfountain backyard, the heavens are revealed.

The Backyard Office

Jun 24, 2022 | Janice Quirt

Work-from-home studios are having a moment, driven in part by pandemic trends; newbies and veterans alike speak to the merits of a space of one’s own.

Affordable Housing Out of Reach

Jun 24, 2022 | Jeff Rollings

Owning a home, or even managing rising rental costs, is becoming farther and farther beyond the means of many working people in Headwaters.

Daryl Hostrawser: Canadian Champion Plower

Jun 24, 2022 | Anthony Jenkins

After waiting and practising for two long Covid years, it’s time to head to Ireland to compete in the World Ploughing Championship.

Seize the Local Moment

Jun 24, 2022 | Karen Hutchinson

We’re lucky to live in a farm region that cares so much about food and that is embracing new opportunities in food education and ecoliteracy.

Up, Up and Away

Jun 24, 2022 | Signe Ball

Wages are simply not keeping pace with the cost of accommodation.

Summer Contributors

Jun 24, 2022 | In The Hills

Meet three of the creative people – Shelagh Armstrong, Charles Bongers and Jeff Rollings – who fill this issue’s pages.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Summer 2022

Jun 24, 2022 | Our Readers

Letters published in the Summer 2022 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Frieda Pereira

Jun 24, 2022 | Tralee Pearce

Frieda Pereira’s love of gardening is reflected in her most recent pieces with black peonies, poppies and other flora against a creamy white backdrop.

Field Notes for Summer 2022

Jun 24, 2022 | Johanna Bernhardt

What to learn, visit and see this summer.

Animal Rights in the Laundry Room

Jun 24, 2022 | Dan Needles

Two hundred years ago, my ancestors were tossed off the land during the clearances in Scotland and replaced by sheep, who ate less and could be sheared more often.

Green Thumb, All Heart

Jun 24, 2022 | Janice Quirt

A typical day for Nishan Kooner of 10 and 10 Garden Centre revolves around helping customers find the right plants – all while raising funds for Ukraine.