Jules Torti is former editor-in-chief of Harrowsmith magazine. She has been published in Cottage Life, The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail, and Matador and was a columnist for Massage Therapy Canada. She also writes for Coast Mountain Culture, Kootenay Mountain Culture, Travelife, realtor.ca’s Living Room blog, and Live Small Town magazine. Her memoir Free to a Good Home: With Room for Improvement was published by Caitlin Press in 2019. After looking at 88 houses and living in a barn for a year, she found her home on the 45th parallel, in Lion’s Head (near Owen Sound), Ontario.