Category: Featured

Chealsea in a tuque

Chelsea’s Winter Fashion Tips

#1 CHAPSTICK: To prevent beak cracking. #2 THERMAL UNDERWEAR: Keep your lower extremities warm and dry. I recommend a design with an easy access flap for laying eggs etc. #3 MITTENS, HAT, AND SCARF: Nothing is more painful than frost-bitten wing tips! #4 STURDY WINTER BOOTS: Chickens look ridiculous slipping on ice. #5 STAY AWAY Read More

Snow Seekers

Did you know you can find alpine skiing just a short 1 hour drive North of Toronto? If downhill isn’t your thing, we’ve put together a list of great places you can go cross-country and snow shoeing, or if you’re feeling adventurous try out “Fat Tire” biking. Read More

Roast Beast Feast

Let’s all get together! It’s that time of year! Gather your loved ones for some yuletide cheer. Drinks, treats, and baking for the holiday feast, … and let’s not forget the delicious roast beast! Why should you stress in the crowds at the store, When you can get in your sleigh, gather foods, and explore? Read More

The perfect gift found at the best places to shop

Christmas Shopping Day Trips

Christmas shopping day trips can be a fun way to discover new artists and try new food and drinks. Each place you explore has its own captivating character and many are beautifully decorated for the season. We’ve found a few places in Ontario where you can soak up the festive spirit while gift shopping for Read More

Celebrate Christmas in Clarington Country

It’s the time of year when the holiday spirit takes over York Durham Headwaters. Each community celebrates the season in their special ways. Decorated downtown storefronts, sipping hot chocolate, and children spotting Santa from Orangeville to Oshawa! On the easternmost side of the GTA, Clarington Country is full of Christmas celebrations. The city feel, and Read More

Small Town Christmas Shopping in Headwaters

  ‘Tis the season of Christmas villages, Santa Claus Parades, and decorating the tree. A time for eggnog, ugly sweaters, and office parties. Unfortunately, it can also be the season of busy parking lots, crowded stores, and stress-filled last minute shopping. Thankfully, York Durham Headwaters is filled with shopping destinations known for their unique selection Read More

Shirley Sue Visits 7 Provincial Parks

Hi, it’s Shirley Sue. I’m one of the few new faces around the York Durham Headwaters (YDH) office. As the outdoor adventure correspondent for YDH, it’s my job to offer tips and tricks to get you outside and adventuring. Adults always ask me how my love of the great outdoors got started; I tell them Read More