Community input sought for Sustainability Plan

October 5, 2018

October 5, 2018 – The Town of Orangeville is developing a Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan (SNAP) and is inviting the community to get involved. Individuals, businesses, schools, and organizations are all welcome to provide input and ideas about the future of Orangeville. With funding through the Green Municipal Fund, the Town of Orangeville is creating… Read more »

Orangeville wins big in national Communities in Bloom competition

October 1, 2018

The Town of Orangeville is the winner of the 10,001-30,000 population category in the national Communities in Bloom (CiB) contest. The Town of Orangeville achieved a Five-Bloom Silver rating and a special mention for the Friendship Gardens at the Headwaters Health Care Centre, as announced September 29 at the National/International Symposium and Awards Ceremonies in… Read more »

‘Spirit Under the Trees’ Playshop in Headwaters

September 17, 2018

A One Day “Play Retreat” to Nurture + Rejuvenate Your Spirit Saturday October 13th, 2018, 9am – 6pm @ Whisper Lane Wellness in the Hills of Headwaters The hills are alive with the spirit of Nature! The Hills of Headwaters are known for their natural beauty and as the source of several major rivers and… Read more »

It’s Art Season in Headwaters

September 12, 2018

Our art, at your pace. In fall, the season when nature itself reveals its most beautiful art, visitors flock to discover and meet our bounty of artists in relaxed, fun ways. Art tours are self-directed tours at your own pace to the home-studios and galleries of dozens of Headwaters artists, giving you a friendly meet-and-greet…. Read more »

’10 Tiny Towns with Big Ontario Appeal’ features Rosemont Gems

September 11, 2018

Rosemont, Ontario Population: 288 Blink and you’ll miss the charming shops, cafes and restaurants on this short stretch of the 89 — but you’d be missing out. Rosemont is home to the Museum of Dufferin, The Globe Restaurant and The Rosemont General Store, all gems of the Headwaters Region. Read on for the Culinary Tourism… Read more »

Island Lake officially named by Geographic Names Board

September 5, 2018

The Ontario Geographic Names Board (OGNB) has officially changed the name of the body on water on Orangeville’s eastern border. Originally known as the Orangeville Reservoir when it was created in the 1970s, it has been known locally as Island Lake for years, named after the Island family who had previously owned and farmed the… Read more »

Dufferin Farm Tour 2018

August 20, 2018

Dufferin County is home to good food and great farmers, and for one day each fall a select few Dufferin farms open their doors to the public. This year’s Dufferin Town and Country Farm Tour will take place on Saturday, September 29 in central Dufferin. For 18 years Dufferin farmers have generously invited the public… Read more »

Culinary Tourism Alliance fuels the Headwaters Burger War Fire

August 19, 2018

Super Burger versus Champ Burger: who makes the best roadside burger in Headwaters Opinions run hot at the intersection of 10 and the 89 in Headwaters, Ontario. The crossroads has been home to two burger joints – Super Burger on the west side, Champ Burger on the east – for decades. Read on for the… Read more »

Grand Valley installs EV Charging Stations

August 15, 2018

GRAND VALLEY, ON –Through Tesla’s Destination Charging program, four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have been installed in Grand Valley’s municipal parking lot on the West Back Alley off Amaranth Street West. Four parking spaces have been allocated for electric vehicle (EV) charging. In addition to three Tesla charging stations, Tesla has installed one universal… Read more »

2018 Heritage Music Festival a Huge Success

August 13, 2018

For Immediate Release – The 2018 Heritage Music Festival featuring the 68th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship just finished in Shelburne, Ontario. This year’s Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Champion, Diana Dawydchak of Etobicoke, Ontario, was crowned at the finals on Saturday, August 11. For the first time, the Open Class was dominated by… Read more »

Town of Mono officially opens its Pollinator Garden

August 13, 2018

On Aug. 12, 2018, the Mono Pollinator Garden celebrated its official opening at 246366 Hockley Rd, Mono, ON (beside the Headwaters Tourism and Dufferin Board of Trade offices). Dignitaries in attendance for the grand opening included Town of Mono Mayor Laura Ryan and the Honourable Sylvia Jones, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport and… Read more »

Rosemont Hall to hold a Grand Opening

August 7, 2018

All are invited to attend the official Grand Opening of Rosemont Hall, and be among the first to preview the newly renovated space. Guests are invited to visit the Rosemont Hall at their leisure on Friday, September 7th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m., located at 995987 Mono Adjala Townline, in Rosemont, Ontario L9R… Read more »

Rosemont General Store featured in list of Delightful General Stores

July 11, 2018

The Rosemont General Store + Kitchen 508563 Highway 89, Mulmur, Ontario Originally opened by George or “Squire” Cummings in the 1860’s, this gem of a shop has managed to maintain its charm despite changing hands many times. It’s more restaurant than general store now. Folks flock to the area for their twice cooked fries and… Read more »

Community comes together to celebrate the launch of Headwaters Inspired

June 29, 2018

On Thursday, June 28th, Headwaters Tourism Board and staff, were joined by Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson, Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones, and over 60 community champions, leaders and project collaborators to celebrate the launch of Headwaters Inspired.  Understanding the impact of arts and culture in our region, Dufferin County, the Town of Caledon and the Town of Erin supported Headwaters… Read more »

Gearing up for 2017 Farm Tour

August 28, 2017

See Farming Unfiltered! Saturday September 30, 9am to 4pm. Sun or Rain This year’s tour takes visitors to 6 (yes six!) local farms in North-East Dufferin. This years’ hosts include farms specializing in community supported agriculture, potatoes (organic, specialty and table), highland cattle (beef), Holstein cattle (dairy), fruits and vegetables, and native plants. There are food booths… Read more »