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Meet a Community Elder: Jeffrey Cottam

Sep 8, 2023 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

At 76, Mono resident Jeff Cottam loves to perform wherever he finds an audience. But theatre is only his spare-time gig.

Back to Life – How a Victorian House in Shelburne Got a Complete Makeover

Sep 8, 2023 | Rebecca Weston | At Home in the Hills

Jeff Hamilton’s ambitious restoration of a 1904 Victorian house in Shelburne transformed a gutted heritage gem into a splendid three-apartment building.

Mary Brett, Farmerette

Sep 8, 2023 | Dyanne Rivers | Back Story

As World War II raged in 1943, dozens of Shelburne High School students traded in their text books for farmer’s tools to support the war efforts, becoming ‘farmerettes’.

A Monarch Magnet

Sep 5, 2023 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

The sweet nectar of liatris ligulistylis is renowned for its ability to lure monarch butterflies to gardens.

Midsummer Pollinator Plants

Aug 8, 2023 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

Summer holidays might be halfway over, but the bees are still having a field day thanks to these flowering pollinator plants

Carnivorous Plants

Jul 4, 2023 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

Plants can be killers too, and in Headwaters we have at least three varieties of carnivorous plants that consume small animals.

Is Caledon The Happiest City in Canada?

Jun 16, 2023 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

Once voted ‘the greenest town in Ontario’ Caledon does have a lot to be happy about, though continuing development pressures will no doubt have an impact on its future. 

Summer Contributors

Jun 16, 2023 | In The Hills | Contributors

Meet three of our dedicated In The Hills team members

Letters – Our Readers Write: Summer 2023

Jun 16, 2023 | In The Hills | Letters, Our Readers Write

Got some thoughts you’d like to share about our last issue? Drop us a line!

Brad MacIver

Jun 16, 2023 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

Mulmur based painter Brad MacIver is known for his wistful landscapes and crisp still lifes that encourage a viewer to luxuriate in the subject matter.

Field Notes for Summer 2023

Jun 16, 2023 | Johanna Bernhardt | Field Notes

Check out our roundup of top events and happenings in Headwaters, including festivals, garden tours, mud races, live music and crafty fun

Finding Our Way Around This New Neighbourhood

Jun 16, 2023 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Author Dan Needles reflects on the sudden growth of small towns as urbanites adjust to village life

In The Hills

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.