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FernFest 2023 performer and artisan applications now open!

Be a part of the fun and festivities at FernFest

›› Mila Czemerys

Fernwood’s annual neighbourhood celebration is looking for local musicians, performers, and artisans to take part in FernFest 2023! This year, FernFest will be happening on June 16 & 17, 2023. We can’t wait to gather with you again and celebrate all things Fernwood.
Join the […]

By |February 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Creating habitat and community in Fernwood: The Queens’ Chambers Project

>> Jen Strohschein

At the corner of Queens Avenue and Chambers Street in Fernwood were, until recently, two uninteresting patches of weedy grass flanking each side of the north/south bike lane. As passionate gardeners, we felt it was an invitation to create a ‘place’ for humans and pollinators to congregate. We are calling it The Queens’ […]

By |February 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gift of Good Food exceeds goal

Access to fresh fruit and veggies important as Victoria joins most expensive cities in B.C.

›› Mila Czemerys

It was a successful year for the Gift of Good Food fundraiser. We aimed to raise $100,000 and exceeded this goal by over $50,000. These funds are currently supporting over 225 families with fresh fruit and vegetables. Thank you!

Every […]

By |February 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll 2023

Culture, Creativity, Community

>> John Hillian

The Fernwood Art Stroll annual studio tour is happening again this summer on the weekend of June 10 and 11, from 11am to 4pm each day. The Stroll, in it’s 15th year, gives the opportunity for Fernwood and Oaklands residents, and visitors from outside our area to experience the studios, homes, […]

By |February 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New members on the Fernwood NRG Board

Fernwood NRG welcomed two new Directors to over the last while—here’s a bit more about them in their own words. Welcome to the Fernwood NRG Board of Directors, Justin and Tonny!


Tony Kiptoo – Member at Large

We are a family of six – myself, Ashley, Kibet, Nandi, Kigen, and Makena (two weeks old as of writing this). […]

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Face 2 Face with Stigma Workshop – February 28, 2023

>> Kay Martin

Face 2 Face with Stigma (F2F) is an anti-stigma workshop inspired, led, developed, and delivered entirely by a team of folks with lived and living expertise. We cover many topics including homelessness, substance use, and mental health disorders. Together we use our powerful stories to bring people out of the fringe and shadows […]

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City increases grant funding for neighbourhood projects

>> City of Victoria

Up to 36 community projects will come to life thanks to more than $106,000 in matching funding from the 2022 City of Victoria’s My Great Neighbourhood Grants. To support residents with the current cost of project supplies, this week Council voted to increase the maximum amount available for future applicants.

“The My Great […]

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