nnisfil farmer Lisa Peterson has a chat with one of her rock cornish meat birds. Her grass and grain-fed birds from Stone Horse Farm are available to area consumers who are looking to know more about the benefits of locally grown products.IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Chickens getting fresh air

INNISFIL — Lisa Peterson likes to know where her food comes from and she thinks other Barrie-area consumers feel the same way.

KATE GRIGG/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Jimi McKee, a self-described "imagineer," is one of the artists featured at The Vault Art Gallery at Banks Antique and Vintage Furniture in Orillia. The Vault officially opens during the Starry Night studio and gallery tour, taking place Aug. 20 from 7 to 11 p.m.

The art of living

The Eaton boys contributed little to Jimi McKee's artistic pursuits. They were more concerned with fast cars and fast boats -- beautiful racing machin

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Suzy Burtenshaw, left, chair of the Coldwater Steampunk Festival, is pictured with Sarah Pickard, the festival's social media liaison, at the Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum. The event will take place Aug. 6.

Steampunkers pumped for festival

A unique form of freedom of expression, art, nostalgia and intergenerational connection is what visitors can find at the annual Coldwater Steampunk Fe

Submitted The Orillia Kings celebrated a resurgent Jr. B lacrosse season recently with a year-end awards banquet at Kelsey’s. Winners included, from left, Tye King (most sportsmanlike), Parker Bowman (rookie of the year), Matt Campbell (top forward), Cam Shilling (most valuable) and Cam Murphy (most improved).

Kings crown top players

The Orillia Kings recently capped their most successful Jr. B lacrosse season since their Founder's Cup glory days with a year-end awards banquet.

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