Meet the Yogis

Fernwood Yoga Den gets new digs

›› Ruben Anderson

Fernwood Yoga Den Open House
You’re invited!
Saturday, September 29th, 4-6pm
1310 Gladstone Avenue, main floor

Please join us in our new space, meet our teachers, and enjoy refreshments, activities for all ages, vendors, and music. Plus, there will be door prizes and special offers!

There will soon be a social enterprise yoga […]

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Paint, community, & telephone poles

Paint-a-pole on ­Saturday, ­September 8th on Fernwood’s Pole ­Painting Day—it’s free!

›› Mila Czemerys

Fernwood has become known for our quirky, colourfully painted telephone poles. Where did all these paintings come from, you ask?

Fernwood started painting our telephone poles on a large scale in 2011. At the time, our telephone poles were not looking so spiffy; many were […]

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New kid on the block: Little June

›› Adrian White

Nestled in the heart of Fernwood Square, Little June all-day café is the place to go for an early morning smile, an afternoon espresso, or a late-night drink.

Our goal is simple: from morning to night, we want to share quality food and drinks with you as much as we want to share your […]

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Student Dinner back & mural unveiling

›› Kathryn Juricic

Student Dinner returns in September!

The warm breeze of August is still in the air but we know what September beckons. With the changing of seasons comes the beginning of school. Tis’ the season! We’ve got one more thing to add to the ­calendar. Every week on Wednesdays ­evenings ­starting September 12th, from 5:30-7:30pm […]

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Winter vs. Summer Growing

Transitioning from ­summer to winter ­gardening

›› Alysha Punnett

A winter garden differs from a spring/­summer garden in a number of ways:

Rate of Growth
Plants don’t grow at the same speed in colder months. Instead, the lower ­temperatures slow growth down to a snail’s pace, so think of your winter garden as outdoor cold storage.

Amount to Grow
Because you […]

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Reflecting on social enterprise

Self-reliance makes Fernwood better

›› Fernwood NRG

The opening of the new building at 1310 Gladstone completes a ­project that has been over five years in the making.

And with the sale of the Cornerstone Café to our neighbourhood’s very own Fernwood Coffee Company, plus the recent adoption of the Yoga Den into the Fernwood NRG family, it […]

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Oaklands Sunset Market still growing in 8th season

›› Heather Leary

The Oaklands Sunset Market has returned for an 8th season with more vendors, more activities, and more reasons for the community to come together each week. The ­market is welcoming more vendors than ever before with a broader mix of local artisans, crafters, growers, bakers, food producers, and more. A variety of entertainment […]

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