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Field Notes for Autumn 2021

Sep 24, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt | Field Notes

Where to shop, donate, walk this season.

Road Rage Comes to Town

Sep 24, 2021 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

For generations the only people in Canada who had a good word to say about Toronto were the ones living there. Now thousands of them have left to live here.

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 | Made in the Hills

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 | Made in the Hills

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

Food + Drink Autumn 2021

Sep 24, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Food + Drink

Inglewood foodie spots, local wine and beer news, and pumpkins galore.

Gearing Down

Sep 24, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

When it’s time to put on the brakes — for good.

Donna Holmes at the door of the Mono pioneer church that has been part of her life for as long as she can remember. “It’s where real life happens,” she says. Photo by Brenda Holmes.

Donna Holmes

Sep 24, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

This devoted Relessey Cemetery Board volunteer helps the group manages the graveyard next to the Mono church, which dates back to the 1870s.

‘Spooks’ In the Hills

Sep 24, 2021 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

In 1930, a series of strange physical disturbances led a family to abandon their farm in Mulmur Township. Was a spirit at work? A poltergeist? Was it real?

Sue Joy’s canine companion, Traffic, 11, masters a sun salutation during a “doga” (dog yoga) class in August among the sunflowers at Campell’s Cross Farm in Caledon. Yoga with animals is one of the many contemporary variations of the ancient practice. Photo by Venesa Zukic, Fly Light Photography.

Pick Your Pose

Sep 24, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

From hatha to ashtanga, there’s a wide range of yoga styles to address your physical, mental or spiritual needs – even the need to include furry pals.

A Time for Listening

Sep 24, 2021 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

Covid has forced us to work in new ways amid absurd family pressures. But coincident with the pandemic, we have been also confronting broader issues.

This all-black contemporary home is built into a hillside, affording the owners sweeping views eastward and protection from Mulmur’s famously harsh winter winds. Photo by Ben Rahn.

Taking the Long View

Sep 24, 2021 | Tralee Pearce | At Home in the Hills

A contemporary family home melds into a Mulmur hillside and makes the case for the transportive joys of miles-long vistas and oversized windows.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2021

Sep 24, 2021 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

A mobile fish market, sock drawer and sweet seven anagram.

“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.

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