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The Rudiments of roots

Nov 20, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food | Winter 2010

Root vegetables – so called because the edible portion of the plant is the underground root – are harvested in late fall and cellared with the dirt still clinging to their flesh.

Beauty and the Beet

Sep 13, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Autumn 2010 | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food

As winter approaches, the last of summer’s abundant greens start to droop and suffer from cool fall evenings. Fortunately, the season of root vegetables comes to the rescue.

Caledon’s Whole Village produce is available at the Orangeville Farmers’ Market on summer Saturdays. Photo by Rosemary Hasner.

Grow Local

Jun 15, 2010 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

In these hills growing your own food seems to come with a renewed sense of purpose. Monica Duncan visits several kinds of local vegetable gardens – some of them new, some long established – and talks with the growers.

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.