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Bid on online Silent Auction for The Gift of Good Food!

Our neighbours at the Fernwood Community Association have come together to raise money for Fernwood NRG’s Gift of Good Food program and they have organized an online Silent Auction. See HERE for all the items!

To bid on an item, please: 

See the Silent Auction List
If you wish to bid please contact vspop15@gmail.com with:

Item #
Bid amount 
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By |December 12th, 2018|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fresh food builds resilience

Invisible need and the case for fresh food

›› Kathryn Juricic

This holiday season, Fernwood NRG is aiming to raise money to provide fresh fruits and ­vegetables every two weeks for 160 families in need throughout Greater Victoria. Sure, we all get why this is important. But do we really understand the need, the impact? To get […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood NRG Child Care selected for new $10/day prototype

Fernwood NRG’s Child Care programs are Victoria’s only location for BC’s new Universal Child Care Prototype

›› Lee Herrin

After months of applications and meetings with the Province of BC, Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group’s Child Care Program has been selected as the only Victoria location for BC’s new Universal Child Care Prototype.

This means families in Fernwood NRG’s […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Buzz, Editorial, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

The 10th Annual Star Sunday – December 9, 2018

›› Jessica Ziakin-Cook

Many of us feel the mayhem at the mall and the hullabaloo of the holiday season and miss the essential meaning of ­Christmas. And yet most of us still shuffle off to shop like sheep every December, spending too much money on presents and other ­commercial trappings. But St. Barnabas Anglican Church offers […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Update: Vic High Learning Farm year one

›› Lauren Gaultier

After many years of planning, the Vic High Learning Farm was a joint ­initiative prompted when a former faculty ­member reached out to Aaren Topley, Capital Region’s Community Animator, of Farm to School BC, for help in creating a ­sustainable farming program. With much behind the scenes effort, Topley was able to create […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Buzz, Garden Gleanings, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

The Mayor is still from Fernwood

Following her re-election as Mayor of Victoria, the Village Vibe caught up with Lisa Helps in her office to hear her reflections on the previous term and her goals for the next one

›› Lee Herrin

VV: Four years ago the Village Vibe printed an interview with you that ended with “It’s a sense of new possibility […]

By |December 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Goldilocks Wraps do the right thing

›› Brett Higson

Three years ago, Amy volunteered on a shark ­conservation project in Fiji. This is where she got the upfront personal view of ­plastic waste in our oceans and its destructive effect on the ecosystem. She vowed to ­create a simple-to-use product that people could implement in their daily lives which was not only […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments
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