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So far Fernwood Community Centre has created 37 blog entries.

Welcoming Susan Kim to the Fernwood NRG team

›› Susan Kim, Director of Operations at Fernwood NRG

Hello, friends, felines, and Fernwood-appreciators alike! It is an honour to join the Fernwood NRG staff team as the new Director of Operations. I’m nearing the end of my first month on the team, but some things still feel novel. I don’t think I’ll ever get tired […]

By |September 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protect The Arbutus Trees of The Pacific West Coast

›› Jan Firstbrook

With unique bark, berries and leaves, what tree lives only on the Pacific west coast?

Have you seen a twisted, crooked tree with reddish peeling bark and dark green glossy evergreen leaves?  Under the red bark, there is soft, green skin. Clusters of fragrant white blossoms turn into round orange berries in the fall. […]

By |August 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips For a Healthy Veggie Garden

›› Kayla Siefried, Compost Education Centre

Ah, August in the garden, when the abundance is (hopefully) pouring into the kitchen, and when you heavily rely on friends and neighbours to water your garden while you galavant on summer holiday, and when your plants begin to look, maybe, a little yellow or a little tired.

Here are some […]

By |August 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exciting Garden Activities at Fernwood Community Centre

›› Brontë Elphick-Miner, Fernwood NRG Staff

This August, the Fernwood NRG gardens are going to be abuzz with activity! The busy bees at Fernwood NRG have been planning all sorts of fun activities to celebrate the peak of the growing season:

Community Garden Work Parties – August 11 & August 25

Have you been looking for a space […]

By |August 11th, 2022|Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

Mapping the Heatwave in North Park

›› Sarah Murray, NPNA
Summer has finally arrived in Victoria, and with it the heat warnings and hot days are changing how we spend time in our homes, our workplaces, and our neighbourhoods. Two online resources were unveiled this year about the impacts of heat islands on the neighbourhood level.

One of the resources from uses […]

By |August 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall programs at Fernwood Community Centre

Starting in September, we are offering lots of programming including youth leadership groups, food + growing workshops, new family programs, recreation and lots of special events! More info here…

Recreation programs include Wee Expressions (0-4yrs), YogaPlay (3-5yrs), Meditation, Be Fearlessly Girl (12-16yrs), Kids Circus Yoga (5-10yrs), Rooted Leadership group (15-19yrs), Hatha Yoga & Gentle Flow, Karma […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meditation at Fernwood Community Centre


Would you like to learn how to live a happy and productive life? Learn how to meditate!

Practicing meditation can help alleviate stress, ease tension and calm the mind. This class will teach you different meditation practices that you can use on your own to support you in deepening your attention to the present moment, having […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments