FernFest 2018 Performer Applications now open

Fernwood’s annual neighbourhood celebration is looking for local musicians and performers to take part in FernFest 2018! This year, FernFest will be happening on June 22 & 23, 2018. Join the ranks of countless incredible performers who have graced the stage under the gazebo in Fernwood Square.

If you or someone you know is interested in taking […]

By |February 15th, 2018|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Food + Growing Workshop Series – Spring 2018

Get growing with this great series of workshops! Call 250-381-1552 x100 or visit to register.


Winter Pruning – Learn practical skills for winter tree management and put them to work.
When: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 1-3pm
Where: Fernwood Community Centre & the Fernwood Community Orchard
Cost: $25.00

Intro to Food Forestry & Ecological Design – Explore the diverse layers of a food […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Buzz, Events|1 Comment

You’re Invited: Fernwood Homsteads’ Open House

Join us on Saturday, February 24 at 1703 Fernwood Road, 10am to 12pm

›› Ana Simeon

In times of great change and uncertainty, your well-being—even survival itself—may depend on being part of a caring ­community and having neighbours who have your back. Strengthening this web of connections within a community—and between the people and the land they […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

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