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Fernwood Commons on Chambers Street

For years, Fernwood residents have been curious about the development of half a block of land on Chambers Street between North Park and Grant

›› Lauren Gaultier

Originally dubbed as the Fernwood Urban Village development, in 2011 this ­project requested rezoning to develop three ­dwellings primarily for use as co-housing units. This proposal envisioned 31 strata units […]

By |August 9th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Pickle Soup

An eastern European tradition—pickle soup makes a hearty and delicious meal

›› Ruben Anderson

My vines are loaded with pickling cukes and the dill has grown tall, so it is the ­season for making fermented dill pickles—which means I need to use up leftovers from last year. Pickle soup is a delicious and hearty meal. Russia has […]

By |August 9th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Your input ­needed—survey to guide new ­Neighbourhood Plan

›› Denise Stocco

Later this year, the Fernwood ­Community Association (FCA) and the City of ­Victoria will be updating the Fernwood ­Neighbourhood Plan. We need your input! We want to hear from you, the residents of Fernwood, about what you like, your needs, and your priorities for our ­community.

Please complete the short survey included in this […]

By |August 9th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Senior’s High Tea and Yoga

›› Kirsty Sewell

In May, Fernwood NRG began to offer a 55+ Senior’s Yoga and High Tea program once a week on Tuesdays. This program is supported by a My Great Neighbourhood Grant through the City of Victoria—thanks for the support! Class starts at 11:30am on Tuesdays and is taught by Ludmilla Lyle. She is registered […]

By |August 9th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

FernFest adds Belfry Stage

Free festival with a Fernwood state of mind

›› Kathryn Juricic & Mila Czemerys

FernFest is a jam-packed, community-based, family, art, and music festival. We aim to hire our neighbours, showcase art, support local artists, and have a time together! The beauty of it all is the combination of many people: the volunteers, dozens of performers of […]

By |May 31st, 2019|Buzz, Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll – June 8 & 9 2019

Spend your weekend enjoying local art

›› Ken Guenter

The 12th annual Fernwood Art Stroll will take place on Saturday, June 8th and ­Sunday, June 9th from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Fernwood makers and artists will be opening their studios to exhibit and sell their art. Visitors will enjoy this ­opportunity to see artwork in artists’ gardens, studios, and […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Volunteer with FernFest

Looking for a way to get involved in the ­community, meet new people, and have a great time?

›› Melissa Faye Reid

Volunteer for FernFest June 21st & 22nd at Fernwood Square. This free, all-ages event is celebrating it’s 24th year and we need support from people like you to make it a success.

There are many volunteer […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments
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