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Weed Diaries

Sep 16, 2019 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

Cannabis is once again a topic of avid discussion – where can you get it, what’s the best cultivar, is it worth growing your own?

J.W. Kearns’ grandfather Walker Kearns (left) and great uncle Will Kearns at J. Kearns & Son general store at 189 Broadway in Orangeville, c.1919. Courtesy J.W. Kearns.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Autumn 2019

Sep 16, 2019 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Autumn 2019 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Occupied Japan Figurine in the Sky (detail) 34" x 17" Oil on canvas, panel ~ by Gita Karklins

Gita Karklins

Sep 16, 2019 | In The Hills | Artist in Residence

Gita’s art frequently focuses on small plastic or china figurines.

Field Notes for Autumn 2019

Sep 16, 2019 | Janice Quirt | Field Notes

Learn how to take great photos, green your thumb and learn Spanish!

Keeping the Mind Free of Reptiles

Sep 16, 2019 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Science now agrees that changing your mind actually improves brain health.

Food + Drink Autumn 2019

Sep 16, 2019 | Janice Quirt | Food + Drink

Al fresco feasts, cozy cafés and home-style comforts.

Avid flyfisher Susan Gesner (left) gives fishing novice Nicola Ross a casting lesson on the West Credit. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Lure of Fly Fishing

Sep 16, 2019 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

If you’ve never cast with a fly rod, you might expect the fly to land first. But that’s not how it happens.

Dry stone waller Eric Landman stands on a private Caledon property where he has completed many walls and structures. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Eric Landman

Sep 16, 2019 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

The ancient craft of dry stone walling is alive and well in Headwaters thanks to this busy local artisan.

Our Local Picks

Sep 16, 2019 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Cozy quilts, cheeky badges and a chic towel ladder from local design whizzes.

Orangeville’s Very Own Solomon: Magistrate Joseph Pattullo

Sep 16, 2019 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

From the mid-1870s until 1925, magistrate Joseph Pattullo had to pass sentence on a range of human foible and sin. The record suggests he usually judged the accused with fairness and sensitivity.

The Big Sleepover

Sep 16, 2019 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

Having a friend over, the excitement and anxiety of sharing your space, was such a thrill.

The Queen’s race horse hobby has reportedly netted her about $9.4 million. Wenn Rights Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo.

The Side Hustle

Sep 16, 2019 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

After retirement, your passion can be a new career.

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