Student Dinner Night takes-off

No need to cook on Wednesdays because it’s Fernwood Student Dinner Night

›› Mila Czemerys

With a saddle of books on their hip, ­sprinting from a Biology lab to the bus loop to in hopes to swiftly arrive at their part-time job, followed up with sport team or band practice commitments in the ­evening, it is no […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Cold weather composting

Seasonal tips from Compost Education Centre’s Site ­Manager and Community ­Education Coordinator

›› Alysha Punnett

Fall is a great time of year for ­composting. Compost ingredients are abundant as you put the garden to bed, dried leaves are plentiful and things have all winter to slowly break down into your spring soil ­amendment. Below are some tips […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Garden Gleanings, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Oktoberfest at Oaklands

Sausages, sauerkraut, beer and community

›› Phoenix Bain

The annual tradition of Oktoberfest returns to Oaklands on Saturday, ­October 14th. Now in its 4th year, the annual event has established itself as a must-attend ­community gathering in Oaklands.
The evening celebrates the many ­traditions of Oktoberfest from beer to delicious food to music to the chicken dance, while […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Events, Oaklands, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Food + Growing Workshop Series Fall 2017

Fernwood NRG & Fernwood Helping Hands are excited to offer a series of fall growing and food cultivation workshops to help boost your green thumb curiosity and provide a chance to learn something new in your community.

Register online at or book your spot today by calling 250-381-1552 ext.100.

By |September 25th, 2017|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Fernwood Resilient Streets Workshop – September 13, 2017

Join ‘Building Resilient Neighbourhoods’ for an evening of ideas, stories, refreshments and inspiration on fun ways to build community amongst immediate neighbours. Meet some neighbours, learn about micro-grants, community resources, tools & tips for getting started on a small projects or gatherings to strengthen connections on your block or in your multi-family building.

Please register as […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Fernwood Student Dinner Night – Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm

Fernwood has a strong student community – represent! We want to give back to our community of studious bookworms, offer a brief study break, and celebrate your hard-working ways by taking dinner off your  “to-do” list one night a week. Fernwood Student Dinner is an opportunity for students in the wider community to come together […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Sunset Market in the Square | Wednesdays in September

The Oaklands Community Association and Fernwood NRG are collaborating to create the free Sunset Market in the Square series!

Join us for the month of September in Fernwood Square on Wednesday evenings with a Market focused on local farmers and food and beverage producers from 4:30 to 7:30pm from September 6th to September 27th.

Building on the […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Buzz, Events, Oaklands|0 Comments