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Limited tickets left for Fernwood Bites – June 18, 2017

Tickets are going quick for our much-loved annual fundraiser Fernwood Bites.

Bring your dad this Father’s Day! Bring your best friend! Bring your sweetheart! Join us and taste the best food and drink Southern Vancouver Island has to offer. This event is not to be missed. Set in beautiful Fernwood Square, Fernwood Bites is a magical experience. Live […]

By |June 4th, 2017|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

FernFest – June 16 & 17, 2017

The scoop on Fernwood’s 22nd Annual celebration of art, music and community

>> Mila Czemerys

June is here. That means it’s time to kick off the summer with FernFest!

Fernwood NRG is pleased to bring you the 22nd Annual FernFest, Fernwood’s neighbourhood celebration of local music, arts and community building.

Everyone is invited to join the free, family friendly fun […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Buzz, Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Food Growing Workshops in Fernwood

>> Alex Harned

Fernwood NRG is excited to offer a series of summer growing and food cultivation workshops to help boost your green thumb curiosity and provide a chance to learn something new in your community. Book your spot today by calling 250-381-1552 ext.100.

Local Gardens Cycle Stroll: Guided Bike Tour
Sat. July 22, 3 – 5:30pm, $15-20
Join […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

Organic Pest and Disease Management

>> Alysha Punnett, Site Manager & Community Education Coordinator, Compost Education Centre

Gardening season is here!  And so are all the things that eat your garden!  Here we discuss The Big 3: aphids, slugs and cutworms.

Aphids

There are green, brown, black and dusty grey aphids, all active at various times of the growing season (lucky us!).  They […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Volunteer at FernFest 2017!

Hey amazing people and lovers of Fernwood,

Happy FernFest! The time has come for us to celebrate community in the heart of our neighbourhood, Fernwood Square. We couldn’t put on this neighbourhood celebration without the help and energy of our generous volunteers. If you’re interested in being a part of the community, meeting new people, sharing in […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Common flourishes thanks to youth

Volunteers mobilize to build new tool shed and irrigation system at Spring Ridge Common

›› Alex Harned

Spring activities are all a buzz at the ­corner of Chambers and Gladstone in ­Fernwood-and it’s not all about the cherry blossom bustle. It is in large part due to the ­talented, dedicated, next ­generation of youth who are putting […]

By |April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Spring Ridge Common’s New Tool Shed: In Search of Gardening Tools

>> Alex Harned

Spring has finally sprung in Fernwood!

As small dashes of soft pink cherry blossom buds start to appear on the tips of bare branches and the days start to grow a little longer, all the beautiful growing things in Spring Ridge Common are coming back to life. Fernwood is lucky to be home to […]

By |March 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments
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