Sweet Blossoms: Patience, Diversity, Community

›› Kevin Yee-Chan

Spring is here! The excitement of buds blossoming and days lengthening is often a welcome exhale after the inward cocoon of winter. Particularly after the inward nature of the last year—a year when we’ve been asked to sit collectively with stillness and ferment in various states of transformation that bubble up—it can be […]

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

Patio season at Mesa Familiar

Spring has officially sprung and for the foodie scene, this means patio season is upon us!

›› Lauren Gaultier

Some may say that living in such a ­temperate climate, we are almost always able to enjoy outdoor dining here in beautiful Victoria, but hey, longer sunny days can only make things better right?!

If you have walked through […]

By |March 31st, 2021|Community Eats|0 Comments

Updates from NPNA

›› Sarah Murray

Hello Fernwood neighbours! We are ­grateful for the chance to share a few neighbourhood updates with you!

First off, the 18 month permit for the Transitional Tiny Home Community at 940 Caledonia (RAP parking lot) was passed by Council on March 18. Aryze is in the process of working with the City and BC […]

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Won’t you be my neighbour?

›› Chantille Viaud

If you ever want to know what it’s like to be a ghost, become an unhoused person.

This is a paraphrased quote from one of the speakers at a workshop called “Keeping it Human” that I, along other residents of Fernwood, participated in recently. It’s the part of the night that has really stuck […]

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

Keeping It Human Fernwood Community Workshop – March 23, 2021

Housing and Homelessness are polarizing issues – let’s talk about it.

Keeping It Human is a community workshop presented by The Existence Project, Greater Victoria Acting Together, and Fernwood NRG where you’ll hear the story of someone who has experienced homelessness. Reflect on social issues happening in your neighbourhood, and get some tangible next steps […]

By |March 5th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Fernwood Get Growing, Victoria! Seedling Distribution – Register by March 22, 2021

Get Growing, Victoria! is a free vegetable seedlings distribution program created by the City of Victoria. In partnership with over 50 community and non-profit organizations, 80,000 vegetable and herb seedlings, along with gardening education materials through Growing Together, will be distributed to support communities in 2021.

Get Growing, Victoria! partners with community organizations and neighbourhood associations to share seedlings with individuals and households in need through City of Victoria neighbourhood distribution days.

Fernwood […]

By |March 5th, 2021|Events, Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

Fernwood NRG Free Tax Clinic 2021

Want help with your taxes? Do you meet our eligibility criteria?

Join us for a Free Tax Clinic at the Fernwood Community Centre. Running every Tuesday from 5:30-8pm until the end of April 2021. Tax clinics are by appointment only – no drop-ins. To register, contact Selena at 250-381-1552 ext.124 or 250-514-2946, or by email at […]

By |March 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments