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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 live music and free bus tours of the scenic and historic region known as the Hills of Headwaters.… Read the rest
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 Culinary Tourism Experience in the Hills of Headwaters for 2011.
On that blustery Sunday in October, 100 chefs from Nunavut to Saskatchewan descended on a small farming community north … Read the rest
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 Nunavut to Saskatchewan descended on a small Ontario farming community north of Shelburne, ON to help put a stop to a proposed mega quarry project that … Read the rest
- 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 nearby.
“We are trying to give the land and water a voice,” said celebrated chef Michael
Media alert- We’ve just had word that a few members of The Barenaked Ladies will also take to the stage
FOODSTOCK: Save The Land That Feeds Us
100 of Canada’s best chefs cook up a storm to help Stop The Mega Quarry.
October 13th, 2011
Honeywood, ON – On Sunday, October 16th almost 100 chefs from across the country will gather to cook up a feast in a pay-what-you-can foodie festival on a farm north of Orangeville. FOODSTOCK, as it’s known, will turn local ingredients–all generously donated by Ontario producers– into gourmet dishes highlighting the bounty of farmland that could be devastated by a proposed mega quarry.
The prospect of replacing ‘taters with … Read the rest
ater Organizations and Advocates Ask International Joint Commission to Declare the Great Lakes a Public Trust While Continuing to Assess Persistent Threats
For Immediate Release
October 11, 2011
Water Organizations and Advocates Ask International Joint Commission to Declare the Great Lakes a Public Trust While Continuing to Assess Persistent Threats
Detroit, MI – Flow for Water, a coalition of several national and state organizations, Council of Canadians, and On the Commons are excited to announce participation in Great Lakes Week in Detroit from October 12 – 14. Specifically, the Joint Great Lakes Town Hall Meeting on October 12 at the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Biennial Meeting will offer our organizations and other water rights activists the opportunity to speak openly … Read the rest
Update to Wellington Water-Watchers
First of all, on behalf of CAUSE and our allies, many thanks to the Wellington Water Watchers for all your support and active participation in the campaign to stop the mega quarry. Without organizations such as yours, and without dedicated and concerned people like you, there is no way that this proposal would be getting the attention and commitments to oversight that it is now receiving.
During the last six months, our little campaign has evolved into large and dynamic movement that has pushed this proposal and issues related to how we protect our … Read the rest
- Rob O’Flanagan, Mercury staff
- Sat Oct 08 2011
Proposed mega quarry ‘most bizarre thing I’ve ever seen,’ Sandals says
GUELPH — Re-elected Guelph MPP Liz Sandals didn’t speak much about the proposed “mega quarry” in Melancthon during the election, but she delivered a sharp, condemnatory opinion about it the day after Ontario went to the polls.
“I think it’s the most bizarre thing I’ve ever seen,” she said of
- Sunday October 16 from 11 am to 5 pm
- Pay what you can
- for location google: GOOGLE: 518024 County Rd 124. Shelburne, Ontario
- Alcohol free & smoke free
- Bring your own chair, utensil, plates and cups
- Please do NOT bring any animals, other than service animals-insurance for the event does not permit pets
- Featured entertainers: Tom Barlow, Cuff The Duke, Hayden, Jim Cuddy, Sarah Harmer, The Loon Choir, Lily Frost, Jose Contreras, Ron Sexsmith
- Over 100 top chefs including Jamie Kennedy, Anthony Walsh, Michael Stadtlander, etc.
- 20,000 people expected
- Volunteers still needed-register at: https://www.allclients.com/Form.aspx?Key=5E4EAB4B56A480407E47F95C9380B7E8 Be sure