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Kilby Brunner Deforest with Beaverwood’s Halo. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

A Day at the Caledon Equestrian Park

Jun 20, 2019 | Anthony Jenkins

The intense bond between animal and human fuels two dedicated young equestrians at the top of their game at this exciting show jumping event.

Constructed on the former tracks of North-Western Railway, Caledon Trailway covers 35 scenic kilometres from Terra Cotta to Highway 9. Photo by Pete Paterson.

From Rails to Trails

Jun 20, 2019 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Tearing up tracks for a place to go slow.

Florist and flower farmer Amber Swidersky sells her blooms at the Shelburne Farmers’ Market. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Florist Farmer: Petals Flower Co.

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | Farming

Melanthon’s Amber Swidersky creates lush bouquets with blooms just steps from her floral studio.

At their family farm near Creemore, Emma Greasley, left, and Jessica Ridding flank their father, Brian Greasley, between rows of lavender. Photo by Jessica Crandlemire, Light and Shadow Photography.

Sister Act: Purple Hill Lavender Farm

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | Farming

How Emma Greasley and Jessica Ridding transformed the Creemore farm where they grew up into a lavender dream.

An array of ‘Café au Lait’ dahlias. In summer, Amanda covers their buds with organza gift bags to ward off earwigs. Photo Courtesy Broadside Flowers.

The Green Thumb: Broadside Flowers

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | Farming

Terra Cotta landscape gardener Amanda White’s own garden is brimming with foxgloves and dahlias.

Lee Anne Downey sits at her kitchen counter with the lavender oil she pressed last summer at Stonewell Farm. She is developing ideas for a small-batch line of lavender products to debut this year. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Doer: Stonewell Farm

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | Farming

At Lee Anne Downey’s new lavender farm in Erin, small-batch products and intimate retreats are in the works.

Summer Camps in the hills

Kids’ Summer Camps in the Hills 2019

Mar 19, 2019 | James Matthews

There’s a huge range of local summer camps and activities to keep your kids busy and engaged for a week or the whole season!

Lawn Bowling

Mar 19, 2019 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Often called summertime curling, lawn bowling has an ancient history.

After her husband’s death, Kathryn MacDuffee determined to make the best of the new phase in her life. Hiking expeditions with friends included a trip to the Grand Canyon in 2015. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Senior and Single

Mar 19, 2019 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Living alone doesn’t have to be lonely.

Alice McMahon has called Forks of the Credit home for most of her long and eventful life. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Alice McMahon

Mar 19, 2019 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Born just before the Great Depression, Alice spent her teen years at Forks of the Credit, where her father worked for the railway.

Ken Weber's Puzzles and Riddles

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2019

Mar 19, 2019 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Inclusive triangles, 100-year-old riddles, which cards to turn and who canned what?

Wrestling Champ: Nicole French, 19, Albion. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Wrestling Champ: Nicole French

Nov 20, 2018 | Kira Wronska Dorward | 25 Under 25

Albion wrestler Nicole French has competed in Italy and Romania as part of Junior Team Canada.

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