February Fox Fair – Feb 17, 2018

›› Kate Vallance

The 8th Annual February Fox Fair is fast approaching at the Fernwood ­Community Centre, 1240 Gladstone Avenue, on ­Saturday, February 17 from 10am to 4pm. The 2018 February Fox Fair is a quick and classic one-day affair!

Join us for this fabulous designer craft fair featuring locally handmade clothing, jewellery, body products, pottery, housewares, […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Spark Festival explores theatre

Stars frontman Torquil Campbell opens the Belfry’s 2018 Spark Festival

>> Mark Dusseault

One of the ambitions of the Spark Festival is to play with the notion of what theatre is, what it could be and how it’s changing.

This year’s Festival is the best expression of that ambition to date and we expect it will change you […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood NRG welcomes the Parsonage Cafe to Fernwood

›› Lee Herrin

We have some bittersweet news to share with our neighbours. We have sold the Cornerstone Café to the good people from the Parsonage Café, who are losing their space on North Park. The Cornerstone Café is now closed, but the Parsonage crew hopes to reopen in Fernwood as early as February 1st.

It has […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Buzz, Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Buy-a-Bunch at once Prepay for Good Food Boxes

›› Alex Harned & Jenna Lang

Now offering the option to prepay for weekly or bi-weekly Good Food Boxes

We all know how easy it is to miss ­deadlines with the hustle and bustle of a busy life. We’ve made life a little easier for you every Wednesday with our new Buy-a-Bunch prepay option for the Good […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

The Gift of Good Food surpasses goal

The numbers are in… hundreds have come together to support 160 families

>> Mila Czemerys & Kathryn Juricic

Seven events, twenty-one fundraising teams, nine business supporters, ten donation boxes, eight fundraising videos, seven media outlets, two very tired organizers, fifteen amazing ­volunteers and five hundred and eight donors later, The Gift of Good Food surpassed its ­fundraising […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

LED streetlights shine on Fernwood

›› Ruben Anderson

Old streetlights are being replaced around the CRD with Victoria’s final phase being the downtown core, to be finished in early 2018. Contractors recently rolled through Fernwood replacing the old orange lights with warm white LEDs that use about half the electricity.

Across the whole city this really adds up. Streetlights use about a […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

New Youth Leadership Program

›› Kathryn Juricic

Fernwood NRG is creating a Youth ­Leadership Program that will run out of the Fernwood Community Centre. Youth will have the opportunity to gain ­leadership skills through the Fernwood Student ­Dinner, a weekly meal aimed at increasing food security for post-secondary students, middle and high school aged students are also very welcome!

This program […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments