The Gift of Good Food Fundraiser returns

›› Melissa Faye Reid

The Gift of Good Food, Fernwood NRG’s annual fundraiser, kicks off again this year Monday, November 16th, 2020 until ­midnight December 31st, 2020. The Gift of Good Food raises funds to support local families in need across the Capital Regional District with fresh produce every two weeks for an entire year. This […]

By |October 2nd, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Craft beer with a local twist

Bones Brewing: where craft beer and local art meet in the Fernwood Village

›› Holly Grewall

Bones Brewing, created by Mike Roberts and his team, is the ­newest craft brewing company in town. So new in fact that their very first beer has just been canned. Mike, who recently returned to Victoria after ­spending a ­number of […]

By |October 1st, 2020|Buzz|1 Comment

Fernwood Family Dinner open for take out

›› Laura Palmer

Fernwood NRG and the Fernwood ­Community Centre have always been well known for our community meals. Whether it be our family dinner, student dinner, or senior’s lunch in the past, we have always had something for everyone.

Fernwood Family Dinners are ­making a (COVID-friendly) comeback! We will be serving our family dinner to-go every […]

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Volunteer opportunity with the Good Food Box

›› Melissa Faye Reid

Although the Fernwood Community ­Centre is still closed the general public, we are running programs and looking for extra volunteer support. If you are looking to give back to the community, read on to see how you can get involved.

The Good Food Box is looking for ­fast-paced individuals who can help t­ransform […]

By |October 1st, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Faces of Fernwood: Yolande Johnston

›› Brett Gaylor

Yolande is the owner of Who Dyd Your Hair (WDYH) ­Multicultural Hair Salon in Fernwood Square, a RSE Cosmetologist, educator for McBride Research Laboratories, founder of Making History Gala, and proud mother of two young women.

Tell us two truths and one lie about yourself:

Meet with Les Brown weekly
Have a 20 year-old […]

By |October 1st, 2020|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments

CoCo’s Provisions coming soon

An interview with owner Autumn Maxwell

›› Lauren Gaultier

Tell us a bit about the inception of CoCo’s Provisions?
I was obsessed with the original Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate ­Factory movie as a kid: floor to ceiling objects of desire, a rolling ladder, and the Candy Man. CoCo is a playful, ­comforting, ruggedly glamourous, non-gender-specific […]

By |October 1st, 2020|Community Eats|0 Comments