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Shooting star and sumac. Photo by Susanne McRoberts.

Natural Rhythm

Mar 29, 2022 | Alison McGill

The rocky terrain on an escarpment precipice inspired rather than deterred the creation of this expansive Caledon garden.

Amateur gardener Emily Quinton grows vegetables in her backyard and in the Alton Village Square community garden. Photo courtesy Emily Quinton.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Mar 29, 2022 | Alison McGill

Creating your first vegetable garden can seem like a daunting task. Here’s a beginner’s guide to choosing the right spot, the top crops and enjoying the fruits (well, vegetables) of your labour.

Trail Running in Headwaters

Mar 29, 2022 | Nicola Ross

Through the woods, up the hills, down the valleys, the popularity of trail running races is surging in Headwaters – and this competition is all about fun.

Upper Credit Conservation Area

Mar 29, 2022 | Nicola Ross | Take a Hike

Our inaugural Take a Hike features grassland, rock elms and an ancient pine tree on part of the Credit Valley Trail.

Yes, She Can: Ashley Lawrence and Kadeisha Buchanan

Nov 29, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Local Heroes

Two pivotal players in Canada’s first Olympic gold in women’s soccer in Tokyo call Caledon East and Shelburne home.

Nicola Ross, Judy Wilson, Jen Palacios and Margaret Shier take a spin on the community ice trail in Inglewood. Photo by Fred Webster.

Ice Skating Outside

Nov 29, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Lacing up outdoors to hit the ice.

A rustic bench is shaded by Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malepartus’ and Helianthus salicifolius. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Splendour in the Grass

Sep 24, 2021 | Signe Ball

Mono gardener Misha Dubbeld’s newest garden, full of swaying grasses and anchored by a spillway of field rocks, was carved out of a windswept field.

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 Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2021

Sep 24, 2021 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

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

A visitor takes in the epic view at Purple Hill Lavender in Mulmur. Photo courtesy Emma Courtney.

Sunflower and Lavender Dreams

Jun 22, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt | Farming

Local sunflower and lavender farms are bursting with some of nature’s showiest blooms. Here’s how to enjoy them in person and via handmade products that capture the magic.

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.

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.

In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

The magazine is delivered to more than 40,000 homes and farms throughout Caledon, Erin, Dufferin, Orangeville and Creemore – up to double the circulation of any other local publication. And it is available to visitors at local inns, restaurants, specialty retail stores and other tourist locations.