Tag: Thornbury

The Women of Thornbury

Over 80% of businesses in Thornbury are owned and operated by women—these establishments are enhancing the character and prosperity within our community, which got me thinking: why are Thornbury businesses predominantly owned by women? And what is fuelling the success of female driven entrepreneurship?

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Over the Top

We originally bought this land to build a weekend home—the idea was to have a destination home for family and friends to come together.” Suffice to say, once the couple put pen to paper and realized the potential of this build, they decided to make this magnificent home a principal residence for themselves, daughter Ava, son, Noah and golden retriever, Carter.

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In a New Light

I have written about countless amazing home transformations and listened to homeowner’s tales of the good, the bad, and the expensive when it comes to renovations. One piece of advice I have heard over and over again is, “You have to live in the space first to really know what you’d like to change.”

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Belly Laughs Beside the Hearth

This tight knit community of “spirited” producers has flourished, in part, due to friendly cooperation between businesses and a desire to share the love with their patrons.

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Slabtown

Inspiration for the design came from the modern architecture in Scotland where new designers are respecting the history of the traditional ‘black house’, but aspire to take something that was at one time an emblem of sadness and poverty and give it a new voice

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Apple Trails & Folklore Tales

Blue Mountain Village Association’s award winning Apple Pie Trail is a culinary road trip to all things apple. As you explore the country roads between Collingwood and Meaford you’ll discover homemade signature pies made with a variety of apples and crust styles, artisan ciders, apple wine, cheesecake, honey and bread and of course, fresh apples. But wait there’s more!

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The Light Fantastic

Having outgrown their townhouse in the Blue Mountains, Cathy and Bob dreamed of building the ultimate family escape. Something cozy and sturdy, where theirgrandchildren could run amok—with room for everyone—somewhere the couple could eventually retire.

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