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Indigenous Voices: Understanding ­diversity within ­Indigenous identities

›› Lizz Brooks & Shae Zamardi

Today, we are seeing a vast number of Indigenous Peoples reclaiming their spaces, calling for action, and building each other up. Similarly, non-Indigenous people are beginning to regularly ­acknowledge these calls and look for ways to ­support ­Indigenous Nations. But what does ­support look like? To discover how to ­support, […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Indigenous Voices|0 Comments

Welcome Cream

›› Laura Benoit

When it came to setting up shop at 2000 Fernwood Road, formerly the home of Luna Collective, vintage curator Stacey Novak knew there was one thing she needed to keep in the space: local ­vendors. “I’ve loved that shop space since the ­beginning of time,” Novak laughs. “I loved what Luna was doing […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Buzz|0 Comments

Amend your soil

The Spring Equinox has passed and things are truly waking up in the garden. April showers do in fact promise May flowers!

›› Kayla Siefried

What to do in the garden this month? Amend your soil, direct seed some ­vegetable seeds, and prepare a bed to ­transplant seedlings into. This year, the Compost Education Centre has ya […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

Stadacona Neighbour Support Network

An informal network of folks who want to support unhoused neighbours living in Stadacona Park

›› Stacie Swain, Andrew Kerr, James Davis, and Alieda Blandford

Andrew first met Ron on January 13th, 2021. Earlier that morning, Ron came within a few feet of dying as a tree crashed through his home during a windstorm. Ron continues to […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Buzz|0 Comments

Net Zero Home: A Fernwood Tale

›› Tessa Weimer, Devin Fikis, and Kaitlyn Nightingale

We are a group of ­University of Victoria digital communications students who have partnered with the owners of the newest net zero home in Victoria with the goal of encouraging more people to take action to lighten their carbon footprint.

A net zero building is a building with net […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Buzz|0 Comments

Faces of Fernwood: Kevin Yee-Chan

›› Brett Gaylor

Tell us 3 things about yourself, one that is a lie.
My mother is Dominican
I love winter
I speak French

Why do you choose to live in Fernwood?
I’m a little biased… but Fernwood is my favorite neighborhood! I love seeing art on the streets, creative neighbors, and friendly faces that make up this community. There’s a […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments

The heart of the Centre

The kitchen is the heart of the home. . . well, in our case it’s the ­Community Centre

›› Shonna Bell

Each week, approximately 400 meals are made out of the Fernwood Community Centre kitchen. Patrick Gleeson, our chef, picks up a minimum of 6 boxes of ­produce from the Mustard Seed via the Food Share Network’s […]

By |March 31st, 2021|Buzz|0 Comments
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