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Faces of Fernwood: Meet Kim Persley

›› Brett Gaylor

Kim Persley has been a Victoria resident since 2003. She went to college here, started her 15 year career in the music industry here, met her husband and started their family here and hopes to never leave. A specialist in digital communications, branding and strategy, she currently is a Project Producer and part […]

By |June 2nd, 2020|Faces of Fernwood, Village Vibe|0 Comments

What is essential?

›› Kevin Yee-Chan

Over the last two months (which may have felt like two decades), this question has come up in many different ways. With time, there’s undoubtedly been shifts in our responses to this question.

Stages of denial, grief, challenge, relief, repose, isolation, connection… we’ve witnessed a myriad of experiences within ourselves and others that we […]

By |June 2nd, 2020|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

How to pass the time during quarantine

›› James Weller

After weeks and weeks of sitting at home, you might be quickly running out of things to do. You’ve watched all of the shows you’ve been meaning to watch. You’ve caught up on all of the work you’ve been meaning to catch up on. And most likely, you’ve Zoomed with everyone you could […]

By |June 2nd, 2020|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

We love you Fernwood!

›› Kelsey Singbeil & Fernwood NRG’s board of directors

Evening walks through our ­neighbourhood bring me no small amount of joy these days. The spring flowers, the birds chirping—it almost feels… normal.

But, our neighbourhood and lives aren’t normal these days. We’re all adjusting to a new way of living—new sacrifices, new routines, new joys and hardships.

What’s […]

By |June 2nd, 2020|Village Vibe|0 Comments

Good Food Box Rapid Relief program launches May 26, 2020

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Fernwood NRG is launching a new program called Good Food Box Rapid Relief to provide fresh food to anyone experiencing heightened food insecurity at this time. This program is launching on Tuesday, May 26th.

Anyone experiencing food insecurity can apply to receive a Large Good Food Box every two […]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Events|0 Comments

City of Victoria’s Get Growing Victoria! seedling distribution coming to Fernwood

We are excited to partner with the City’s Get Growing, Victoria! seedling program to help distribute over 75,000 vegetables and herb seedlings to communities, with a priority of supporting folks who have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19.

What is being grown?
This program will provide a selection of the top 17 vegetable and herb starts for easy […]

By |May 21st, 2020|Buzz, Events, Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

FernFest & Fernwood Bites postponed until 2021

FernFest

We are sad to announce that FernFest is postponed until next year—June 18 & 19, 2021.

The health and safety of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and community is of the utmost importance to us and so we’ve decided to postpone our festival during the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ll miss seeing all your smiling faces all together but […]

By |May 5th, 2020|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments
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