Big John Leacock: Macaroni Pie

John Leacock is a Hillside Board member who first attended the summer festival in 1994 as a food vendor, selling his own Caribbean dishes.  He was a member of the

Dela Zahedi

Delaram Zahedi: Baking Bread

My Name is Dela, and I love baking! Some of my most recent life memories are of cooking and baking in the kitchen with my mom, and I’ve always treasured

Andrew Catton running

Andrew Catton: Running in Winter

Andrew Catton is the owner of Running Works, a specialty run store in Guelph. Don’t let winter slow you down. Tune in for tips on maintaining your run routine right

Reza Yazdanpanah

Reza Yazdanpanah: Improv Games with Kids

RezaYazdanpanah is an Iranian musician who is a teacher, improviser, performer, and composer. Since 2009, he has been a music faculty member at the University of Guilan, where he taught Persian

Rene Meshake: Conversations in Anishinaabemowin

Rene Meshake is an Anishinaabe Elder, storyteller, visual and performing artist, award-winning author—Injichaag: My Soul in Story—University of Manitoba Press 2019, flute player, multimedia artist and a Recipient of Queen

Misaki Ojiri

Misaki Ojiro: Figure Skating

I am an international student from Japan and studying at the University of Guelph, majoring in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences. I have been figure skating since I was five and

Katelin Theriault

Katelin Thériault: Mindful Mending

Katelin Thériault (they/them) is a queer, non-binary artist, born and raised on Attawandaron traditional territory (Guelph, Ontario). As a mixed Acadian/Mi’kmaq/British person, their parents have experienced both church and state-sanctioned

Shawna Farenick

Hello I’m Shawna Farenick. I have been attending Hillside since the early 2000’s. I have also served as a volunteer. I’ve been crafting since 1989. Hillside encourages me to be

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