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No time like the present to get growing!

›› Kayla Siefried

Since the onset of this pandemic, we’ve noticed an immense increase in peoples gardening, soil and composting interest here at the Compost Education Centre. It’s a hopeful thing amongst these uncertain times, to see people so keen to turn to their gardens, balcony pots, and boulevards for some recreation.

The reasons for growing your […]

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

Families, we see you

›› Shonna Bell

You are not working from home; you are home during a pandemic trying to work. When I first read this, I needed it. At the time, I had just finished a Zoom call where my toddler was launching herself on me from the couch and I was unmuting myself to spit out a […]

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

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