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Want to plant a tree?

›› JJ Ford

“One simple yet powerful way of ­building more sustainable and resilient cities is ­planting trees. Strategically planted trees can cool the air by between 2°C and 8°C, thereby reducing air conditioning needs by 30 per cent. A single tree can absorb up to 150kg of CO2 per year and help ­mitigate climate change… […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Buzz, Garden Gleanings, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Trees of Fernwood: Seqoias

Giant sentinels and the climate crisis

›› Jan Firstbrook

What is the fastest growing tree in the world and the best at carbon capture? These trees live among us in Fernwood. Though not native to Canada, they thrive in our city due to the Mediterranean climate. These amazing trees, Sequoias, are native to California but were planted […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Garden Gleanings, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Stadacona Spotlight Series: The Tartan Toque

›› Lauren Gaultier

Many Fernwood residents are surprised to learn that our community borders extend as far east as Fort Street. Enter Stadacona Centre located between Fort, Pandora, ­Belmont, and Stadacona. With a multitude of businesses, over the next several articles we will be showcasing the restaurants that are tucked away in this pocket of our […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Community Eats, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Guest Editorial: Thank you Fernwood

I have felt both proud and humbled to have been allowed to lead the Board of Fernwood NRG for the past 5 years. I’m passing the torch of leadership to Kelsey Singbeil and Eric Swanson who will be Fernwood NRG’s new Co-Chairs of the Board.

›› Michael Lancaster

Dear Fernwoodians, this last year has been both challenging […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Upcoming Fibrations Festival

10 years of celebrating community and all things fibre

The annual Fibrations Festival will celebrate ten years of bringing together fibre artists from across BC with a one-day outdoor free event featuring more than 60 artists on Sunday, September 19 from 10am-6pm. This community based festival takes place in the park next to Fairfield Community Centre […]

By |September 9th, 2021|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Have Your Say on Enriching Victoria’s Music Scene

The City is looking for input from local musicians, music businesses and music lovers on the City’s draft Music Strategy, which outlines the role of music in Victoria, and a series of recommendations to grow the music sector.

 

The community is invited to share feedback on the Music Strategy’s recommendations through an online survey by Friday, […]

By |September 8th, 2021|Buzz|0 Comments

Femmes Risin’ in Fernwood

New mural a labour of love, community, and dreaming within Black & Indigenous Futures

›› Stephanie Papik

When I first purchased 1919 Fernwood Road in 2019, I ­envisioned a mural along the driveway entrance, a mural on the back of the building, or possibly one inside. I shared this dream with good friend and artist Nicole Neidhardt. […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Buzz, Indigenous Voices|0 Comments
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