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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 inthehills.ca.

Potatoes and rocks

You can’t eat aggregates.

May 14, 2011 | Signe Ball

Or drink cement. Or greet your neighbours across a 2,300 acre pit.

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.

Changes at In The Hills

Mar 21, 2010 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2010

A new web site, a sister site devoted to Kids and our pick of the best things to do in the hills.

Jade Scognamillo

Heroes Among Us

Nov 15, 2009 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Once again this year, we profile ten exceptional “local heroes,” citizens whose extraordinary commitment and service make these hills a better place to live for all of us. We also offer our annual review of books and CDs by the writers, illustrators and musicians in our midst.

Hot Potatoes

Sep 15, 2009 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2009 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

They see a community and way of life lost, profits from local labour flowing south, and their exceptional farmland and water resources disappearing into a very, very large hole in the ground.

Dark skies

Jun 18, 2009 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2009

You will find some sunny moments in this issue, especially in the lighthearted accounts by three of our writers about their first attempts at trying something new.

The Spring of Our Discontent

Mar 21, 2009 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2009

We like to stay on top of things here at In the Hills. That’s why last fall we ran a long feature on the impact of rising oil prices. Would…

Gas Pump Handle

Oil Matters

Sep 15, 2008 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2008 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

The provincial government has instructed our local municipalities to prepare for a massive population boom, but the influx could well be stalled by the “peak oil” scenario.

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