How lifelong learning helps keep your brain healthy, fit and active at all stages of life

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The Barn’s clean, contemporary lines resemble the saltbox style of New England. Over the breezeway a metal roof offers a sheltered conversation area between the Barn and the garage.

Born in a Barn

This contemporary country home marries glass and authentic barn timber for an eclectic feel with views of Georgian Bay and Christian Island. Continue reading

The Cascade Trail at Blue Mountain is also known as “The Steps,” because of the stone and log steps that have been built into the trail to help with the ascent.

Take a Hike!

The Cascade Trail loop is one of the best-kept secrets our area has to offer, and it’s perfect for scenic yet heart-pumping fall hikes. Continue reading

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How lifelong learning helps keep your brain healthy, fit and active at all stages of life

On My Mind

I have always been a voracious learner. When I was young I read encyclopedias (remember those?) as well as whatever books I could get my hands on. Continue reading

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David Sweetnam, executive director of Georgian Bay Forever, cuts invasive phragmites plants near the Collingwood Arboretum. The alien reeds are invading shorelines and wetlands throughout Southern Georgian Bay, making them impassible by humans and uninhabitable by other plants and wildlife.

Alien Invader

A monster plant is taking over our wetlands, shorelines and roadsides, choking out other plants and wildlife. What is it and how can we fight it? Continue reading

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Gillian Flies, co-owner of The New Farm near Creemore, holds some cucumber shoots, one of the many certified organic vegetables that will be sold to restaurants locally and in the GTA. The Japanese cucumber plants will reach heights of nine feet by midsummer, and produce 30,000 cucumbers by the time the days get cooler in the fall.

Agri-Food Innovation

With a bounty of farm-fresh foods in our midst, local entrepreneurs are finding new and innovative ways to grow, process, utilize and promote our agricultural assets Continue reading

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