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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 | Made in the Hills

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 | Made in the Hills

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

Food + Drink Summer 2021

Jun 22, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Food + Drink

A new grocery to visit, fresh gourmet takeout to try and a bevy of food trucks to chase.

From left, brothers Leif, Waverly and Xavier discover a cache in a hollowed out tree trunk. Photo by Fred Webster.

Geocaching Treasure Hunt

Jun 22, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

A thoroughly modern treasure hunt is a surefire way to get kids busy outdoors.

The Ford Model T Coupe was popular among country doctors for, among other reasons, an enclosed cabin that would protect them from the elements when making house calls.

The Auto Takes Hold

Jun 22, 2021 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

In less than two decades automobiles grew from curiosity to commonplace in these hills.

On her last day as a rural mail carrier, Connie Tersigni bade farewell to Beau, who would miss his treats. Photo by Bernie Rochon.

Connie Tersigni

Jun 22, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

When Connie started her route, there were no street numbers in Caledon.

Velvet Haney (left) and Rachel Manley show off the swimwear they designed for women “who aren’t at Woodstock anymore.” Photo by Garland Haney.

Meet the Bathing Boomers

Jun 22, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Fashion or comfort? Caledon friends and swimwear designers Velvet Haney and Rachel Manley believe you can have both.

Board Games for the Bored

Jun 22, 2021 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

As the pandemic wanes, our columnist taps into her nostalgia for board games with a fresh-out-of-the-package Scrabble.

Sara Sniderhan and Peter Mitchell’s off-grid home looks over a lush 22-acre property near Creemore. The artists (and now farmers) built it after moving here in 2013. Photo by Erin Fitzgibbon.

Landscape Art

Jun 22, 2021 | Janice Quirt | At Home in the Hills

How artists Sara Sniderhan and Peter Mitchell rendered their vision for family living in Mulmur.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Summer 2021

Jun 22, 2021 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Marking time at the Jolly Morphology Club, a math journey with options and nouns from the outer edge.

“We do all of this to help one person at a time”

Oct 3, 2020 | Brenda Bot | Pandemic Journals

A Mono farm sustains itself and its network of charitable good deeds.

Pandemic Journals

“Each of you are real-time rockers”

Oct 3, 2020 | Winston Uytenbogaart | Pandemic Journals

An Orangeville artist pays tribute to frontline workers – in verse.

“It allowed all of us to escape the world for a bit”

Oct 3, 2020 | Chris Broom | Pandemic Journals

How an Orangeville soccer coach stayed connected when practice was cancelled.

Pandemic Journals

Pandemic Journals

Jun 25, 2020 | Tralee Pearce | Pandemic Journals

We thank everyone who shared a glimpse of their lives with us.

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