Get Growing, Victoria! Free veggie seedling distribution is back

We’re excited to host another year of Get Growing, Victoria!, an amazing program that supports communities in need with free seedlings and garden materials from the City of Victoria’s Parks Department.

The intention of the program is to support City of Victoria residents who are facing barriers to growing their own food, and who are disproportionately […]

By |May 4th, 2022|Buzz, Events, Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

Honouring our Sisters and LGBTQ2+ in Spirit Candlelight Vigil – May 5, 2022

Thursday, May 5 at 7pm, Fernwood Square (Fernwood Road at Gladstone Avenue)


On May 5, the Belfry Theatre will be hosting a ceremony and candlelight vigil in honour of the National Day of Awareness and Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Gender Diverse People.

The ceremony will start with a prayer song and welcoming […]

By |April 20th, 2022|Events|0 Comments

FernFest is back; ­wanna get involved?

›› Mila Czemerys

After as short hiatus, Fernwood NRG is happy to announce that FernFest will return in 2022 to bring the community together to ­celebrate our vibrant ‘hood!

We will be hosting FernFest on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25, 2022. This will be our 25th FernFest—we planned to celebrate this big milestone in 2020 […]

By |April 12th, 2022|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Growing season begins

›› JJ Ford

I’m writing this article on the first day of spring, and the signs that our little patch of earth is tilting towards the sun are all around us. As the magnolias and oso berry bloom, and the robins hop around looking for worms, here at Fernwood NRG we are starting to plan our […]

By |April 12th, 2022|Garden Gleanings, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood… My Great Neighbourhood!

›› Michael Hill

It’s almost spring and time to start thinking about improvement projects! While for many of us that means projects around the home, there may be something you can do to make your neighbourhood a little ­better. The My Great Neighbourhood Grant program opens on April 1 and it could be the perfect fit […]

By |April 12th, 2022|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Trees are nature’s air conditioners

›› Jan Firstbrook

Our city’s mature trees will play an important role as the climate changes and it becomes hotter and drier. In the City of Victoria’s Community Climate Risk and Vulnerability Summary Report, the highest risk is hotter, drier summers which lead to increased drought and more frequent heat events leading to health impacts on […]

By |April 12th, 2022|Trees of Fernwood, Village Vibe|0 Comments

The wunderkind of Canadian theatre

›› Mark Dusseault

She’s been called “the wunderkind of ­Canadian theatre” by CBC Radio and “Canada’s Hottest Young Playwright” by the Globe & Mail and the National Post. Her ability to write about socially relevant and challenging subject matter has earned her the 2021 Governor General’s Award for Drama.

Her name is Hannah Moscovitch and she has […]

By |April 12th, 2022|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments