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All Along Main Street

Sep 13, 2012 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2012 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

With this issue we go urban – or as urban as it gets in our small towns and villages.

This little van goes to market

Aug 17, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

One of the biggest challenges facing the local food movement is distribution – or how to best get produce from the fields and farms to area restaurants and home kitchens.

Big business in our backyard

Jun 19, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2012

What it is that makes this place we call home so dear to us?

Cecily Ross

Putting Headwaters on the culinary map

May 18, 2012 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

Headwaters is emerging as the hottest new culinary region in Canada!

Welcome home, Dan Needles

Mar 22, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Playwright Dan Needles created Walt Wingfield, a feckless ex-urbanite who champions the spirit of rural life and keeps the audience rolling ruefully in theatre aisles.



Nov 21, 2011 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | In Every Issue | Winter 2011

It has become a bit of a tradition to dedicate much of our winter issue to the remarkable people whose optimistic spirits and hard work make this community a better place to live.

gravel seedling

Natural Passions

Sep 9, 2011 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2011 | Back Issues | In Every Issue

But however ill-conceived the Melancthon quarry may be, the big question remains: how do we satisfy our voracious appetite for aggregate?

Canadian Chef’s Congress president Michael Stadtländer standing in a Melancthon Township potato field. Photo by Jason Van Bruggen

Canada’s chefs enter the quarry fray

Aug 19, 2011 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

“We want people to taste the bounty of the land that is threatened by the quarry,” says Stadtländer.

Food In The Hills Spring 2011

Welcome to Food In The Hills

May 15, 2011 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues | Departments | FOOD Spring - Summer 2011 | In Every Issue

In between issues, you can keep up to date with local food news, events and recipes all here, online at

Must Rejoice!

Nov 20, 2010 | Signe Ball

The approaching holidays are a time of tradition and rejoicing.

The Colourful Season

Sep 13, 2010 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2010 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

In this, the colourful season in the hills, we ask municipal councillors and candidates about their lives in politics. And we say a very fond farewell to Alison Hird who for the past ten years has supplied our calendar events.

This sculpture by Aislinn Cicinelli, 16, a Grade 11 student at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School, was a runner-up in the Caledon student art competition.

Citizens’ Brigade

Jun 15, 2010 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2010

I admit to a certain kneejerk cynicism but I also have faith that things can change for the better when a group of informed and engaged citizens puts their concerted minds and goodwill to the undertaking.

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