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First, Ann Kloppenburg, Then, Giant’s Rib Solstice Fundraiser

     Last Thursday we had back-to-back receptions to go to. The first was the opening of Burlington artist Ann Kloppenburg’s exhibition “The Beauty of Halton” in the Visitor Centre of the Halton Region Museum. Ann had been kind enough to send us an invitation herself, and we were happy to attend.      The exhibition is
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Eat Local Caledon Spring Festival

     Saturday was a lovely day for the first Eat Local Caledon Spring Festival. Held on the large lawn beside the Inglewood General Store, it consisted of a few tables of people who are passionate about locally grown, seasonal food. A musically gifted minister played a variety of stringed instruments and sang cheerful songs in
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Friendly, Eagle-Eyed Owen Sounders

     On Sunday we went to the Home & Cottage Expo at the Bayshore Community Centre in Owen Sound. The City of Owen Sound had placed an ad in our spring issue promoting it, so we were interested in checking it out. Claimed to be “The Greatest Home Show in Cottage Country,” it had “150
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Dave Fleet to Speak to Halton-Peel Communications Association

     Some of our writers are members of Halton-Peel Communications Association (HPCA). I’m a member myself. If you are self employed in the communications field, and live or work in Halton or Peel Regions, this is a great professional development group to join. Here is some information about a public event that will cover various
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Invited by Gravel Watch Ontario

     We’ve had our heads down putting the spring issue together for publication, and this week it’s at the printer so we’ve been able to look up and get out. Last night we attended a meeting in Puslinch put on by Gravel Watch Ontario. This group is a coalition of citizen groups and individuals with
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Meeting Michael Stadtländer & Other Talented People

     What a busy weekend it’s been! Escarpment Views was a media partner with the Guelph Organic Conference, so Mike Davis and I spent the last three days at the expo/tasting fair at Guelph University. The crowds of visitors were good, with free copies of our current and back issues snapped up by so many
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Escarpment Views at Guelph Organic Conference 2009

     Mark your calendars for the Guelph Organic Conference and Organic Expo Canada Tasting Fair from Jan. 22 to 25. This is the 28th annual conference, making it Canada’s longest running organic marketing show. It promises to be of interest to consumers, gardeners, researchers, farmers and students.      Escarpment Views will be giving out our
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Smashing Photographer Mike Davis at Egg Nog Jog

     Mike Davis is a smashing photographer who does almost anything to take great photographs, but on Sunday he went too far. He had been asked to photograph the annual Egg Nog Jog at Terra Cotta Conservation Area, and he was set to catch the runners leaving the start line. Either they were faster than
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Independent Publishers Association and Other Groups Meet to Munch

     Community groups are holding dinner parties these days, and Mike & I have gone to several of them recently. The Independent Publishers Association of Ontario (IPAO) hosted dinner at No Regrets in downtown Toronto. IPAO is a group for magazine publishers who are independent instead of with large media corporations. IPAO members seem to
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When Publishing a Magazine is Not Enough: Blog

     You would think that as editor of Escarpment Views magazine, I would have plenty of opportunity to write about what’s important. Well yes and no. After publishing our first four issues, a year’s worth for a quarterly, I’m only finding there’s much more to communicate.      So then we had our Web guru, Joan
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