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Made in the Hills

Candlemaker Melissa Lester in her pristine Caledon studio backed by tidy shelves of her handmade June + Rose Candle Co. products. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Melissa Lester of June + Rose Candle Co.

Sep 24, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt

How the Caledon clothing retailer changed course to become a candlemaker with a knack for irresistible aromas.

Local Buys: Autumn 2021

Sep 24, 2021 | Janice Quirt

Hiking accessories, pressed flowers and a nod to local farming culture.

Melissa Jenkins paints using natural inks she makes out of foraged plants and flowers. Photo courtesy of Melissa Jenkins.

Meet the Maker: Melissa Jenkins

Jun 22, 2021 | Janice Quirt

Natural inks made from foraged plants gave this artist a way to heal her body and share her passion for the outdoors.

Local Buys: Summer 2021

Jun 22, 2021 | Janice Quirt

Welcome a new season with nautical inspirations, summery collages and fresh new ceramics.

Jewelry maker Kristin Evensen at work in her Orangeville studio. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Kristin Evensen

Mar 31, 2021 | Janice Quirt

This Orangeville artist strings together her Anishnaabe heritage and contemporary design in every pair of earrings she makes.

Local Buys: Spring 2021

Mar 31, 2021 | Janice Quirt

Fixate on florals this spring – fresh, preserved and, yes, paper.

Cristina Repanovici works on a new piece in her Criopia studio in Caledon East. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Cristina Repanovici

Nov 24, 2020 | Johanna Bernhardt

How a designer found her groove in Caledon East by offering one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and sculptural clothing creations.

Local Buys: Winter 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Janice Quirt

What we’re shopping for this winter in Headwaters.

Svetlana Ponkin demonstrates knitting with supersized merino wool at the Rare Threads shop in the Alton Mill. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Svetlana Ponkin

Sep 18, 2020 | Elaine Anselmi | Arts

From the Alton Mill to the One of a Kind Show, this knitter’s up-sized pieces are wowing collectors.

Local Buys: Autumn 2020

Sep 18, 2020 | Janice Quirt

What we’re shopping for this autumn in Headwaters.

The necklace and earrings, were inspired by the curves and lines of a mosque window. Photo Courtesy Anne-Marie Warburton.

Meet the Maker: Anne-Marie Warburton of Gallery Gemma

Jun 25, 2020 | Elaine Anselmi

This jeweller crafts her designs to match the individual – even when meeting them in person was on hold.

Local Buys: Summer 2020

Jun 25, 2020 | Janice Quirt

What we’re shopping for this summer in Headwaters.

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