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Artists host second annual Mega Quarry Paint- June 30th

Hornings Mills ON – For the second year, dozens of artists are gathering in Hornings Mills, north of Shelburne, to capture the landscape threatened by the proposed Highland mega quarry.

The Paint-In ‘At the Headwaters’ is taking place from 11 am to 3pm this Saturday, June 30th at a home on the edge of a small lake in Hornings Mills.

The public is invited to visit the unique property, watch the artists at work, have the chance to purchase art, and enjoy …

Movement to stop the mega quarrygarners tourism awards

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 FOODSTOCK wins big at tourism awards


November 17th, 2011

Honeywood, ON – One month after 28,000 people gathered for FOODSTOCK, the event has won two top tourism awards in the Hills of Headwaters. The festival, which celebrated the bounty of farmland at risk of a proposed mega quarry, was honoured at the Taste of Tourism Awards last night. FOODSTOCK was awarded Best Agri-Tourism Experience and Best …

WATER WAY Performance

SKSS productions is pleased to present
a multi discipline performance event
Sunday Nov. 27  7:30 pm
George Luscombe Theatre, Univ. of Guelph
The creation of art for the sake of water
to benefit
Wellington Water Watchers   www.wellingtonwaterwatchers.ca
North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Task Force  (NDACT – No Mega Quarry)
Bringing together professional singers, actors, musicians, designers, visual arists, dancers, storytellers and spoken word artists, Water Way will feature original and time-honoured …

FOODSTOCK organizers nominated for tourism awards

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 FOODSTOCK organizers nominated for tourism awards

Movement to stop the mega quarry could garner tourism awards


November 8th, 2011


Honeywood, ON – Two key organizers of FOODSTOCK are nominated for the regional Hills of Headwaters Tourism Awards. Less than a month has passed since the October 16th event took place, yet FOODSTOCK has become something of a legend.


On that blustery Sunday, 100 chefs from …

Foodstock serves up local harvest next to site for ‘mega’ quarry

Guelph Mercury.com

  • Theresa Boyle
  • Sun Oct 16 2011


HONEYWOOD, ONT. — A soggy potato farm north of Orangeville was turned into a field of dreams by thousands of foodies who sampled the fare of top chefs, listened to live music and who joined an effort to protect nearby agricultural land.

Some 100 chefs from across the country served up lobster bisque, wild turkey, smoked fish and other gourmet dishes at Foodstock on Sunday, an event aimed at stopping the development of a quarry …