The preservation of local Black history was a lifelong dream of Howard Sheffield, founder of Sheffield Park Black History & Cultural Museum. Today his vision is carried on by his nieces Carolynn and Sylvia Wilson—direct descendants of early Black settlers in Southern Georgian Bay.
Each spring, white petals blanket the apple trees throughout the Beaver Valley, signalling the beginning of the valley’s growing season. But for a pair of keen beekeepers, their apiary has already begun buzzing with activity in preparation for the busy spring and summer months.
While the global pandemic has injected an air of the unknown into our society of late, it’s also served as a reminder of the many benefits of outdoor recreation like cycling—it connects us, improves our health, reduces our stress levels in times of uncertainty and allows us to see the world in new and unexpected ways.