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GREG MEIKLEJOHN & THE BAAN BAANS – Saturday, 8:45pm, Main Stage

The Baan Baans are a 5 piece original band hailing from Victoria BC. The goal of the group is to let the lead singer (Greg Meiklejohn), write about whatever he feels like. Sometimes that’s a heartfelt song about what its like not knowing how to be an adult, and sometimes its about reminiscing of the […]

By |May 29th, 2023|Performers|0 Comments

BLACK PONTIAC – Saturday, 9:00pm, Little Fernwood Stage

A West Coast attitude, DIY work ethic, and mainstream aspirations come together in the genetic makeup of Black Pontiac. Emerging onto the Pacific NorthWest music scene with a unique brand of Arctic Monkeys inspired party rock, the unparalleled energy of their live performances quickly turned the Vancouver quartet into local celebrities. Tours, festival appearances, and […]

By |May 29th, 2023|Performers|0 Comments

FernFest 2023 is looking for volunteers!

Join our team of volunteers and help make this community festival happen.

>> Nada Saad

I’m happy to say that I am back for another year to help organize FernFest, and this year I am coordinating all our wonderful FernFest volunteers. It was amazing to meet so many of you last year, and I am thrilled to […]

By |May 16th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fernwood school will be given new Lekwungen name

New name will replace ‘George Jay,’ who was a segregationist school board member

›› Mila Czemerys

Fernwood’s elementary school will have a new name in the coming years and it will be a Lekwungen name—in the language of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations.

In 2019, the Parents Advisory Committee of George Jay Elementary School created a petition to […]

By |April 3rd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Food Security Coordinator

›› Jesse Wallis

Hi, I’m Jesse (she/they), the new Food Security Coordinator at Fernwood NRG! I am a queer white settler living as an ­uninvited guest on Lekwungen territory. You can find me stewarding the ­community gardens and orchards, coordinating work parties and events, and juggling vegetables while I oversee the operations of the Good Food […]

By |April 3rd, 2023|Faces of Fernwood, Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

How to grow to the max in a small space

›› Kayla Siefried

Recently I was reading a newsletter from a gardening teacher, author, and writer that I’ve been following for years, and I found his tips about “small space gardening hacks” really useful. Perhaps you are a renter like me and have a limited ability to modify the landscape around you or maybe you have […]

By |April 3rd, 2023|Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

Market coming to Fernwood Square

Let’s be friends!

›› Stacey Nowark

We are CREAM, your local corner shop nestled in the heart of Fernwood Square and we just celebrated our 2-year birthday! CREAM was born out of a deep ­appreciation for all things vintage and locally made. We are a small two-women team working hard to curate beautiful ­vintage and locally made […]

By |April 3rd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments