A week of family programs

Family Programs at the Fernwood ­Community Centre continue to flourish in 2019. Here’s a look at a week in the life of our family ­programs team.

›› Shonna Bell

We start Monday mornings out right with our Parent-Child Mother Goose program. This free, drop-in program ­welcomes ­anyone who wants to come ­sing with their baby. Songs are […]

By |February 5th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Gratitude from the Gift of Good Food

In 2018, The Gift of Good Food raised the most funds we ever have!

›› Kathryn Juricic & Mila Czemerys

Another six weeks of Gift of Good Food fundraising has come and gone and we have amazing news to share. Together, we raised $88,179, supporting 176 families throughout the region! We surpassed our goal of $80,000 and […]

By |February 5th, 2019|News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

What’s up at The Fern Cafe

New vegan cafe opened its doors in ­Fernwood/North Park

›› Lauren Gaultier

Don’t be fooled by the new vegan spot that recently popped up on North Park Street, The Fern Café will leave any carnivore ­satisfied with their hearty offerings. The Fern has your typical café choices ­including speciality coffees, teas, and baked goods. If you are […]

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Make it happen: Fernwood Family Dinner

›› Ruben Anderson

Family Dinner has been held at the ­Fernwood Community Centre on Monday nights for the past five years—but it is only partially funded.

It is hard to do a good job—at work, at school, as a parent, as a partner, or as a friend—if you are hungry. But everything is getting more expensive and […]

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Seedy Saturday – February 16, 2019

The place to start when starting from seed

›› Heather Leary

While most of Canada is still in winter’s icy grip, gardeners on Vancouver Island are planning their spring, which officially starts with Victoria Seedy Saturday on February 16th. Running from 10am to 4pm at the Victoria Conference Centre, Seedy Saturday offers opportunities for gardeners—and the gardening […]

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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 with:

Item #
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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