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Support the Gift of Good Food: Fernwood-based regional food access for families ­facing poverty

›› Mila Czemerys

The Gift of Good Food launches on November 13th, 2018. You are invited to join our team of Good Food Heros. Let’s hit the ground running this November!

With your help, we CAN reach our goal of raising $80,000 and supporting […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Give where you live

Think local, act local

›› Ruben Anderson

Fernwood has become a destination. People and families are choosing to move to Fernwood, drawn by the personality and character of our neighbourhood and our vibrant village. This is a big change from the rough times we saw here fifteen years ago and is a direct result of the love, […]

By |October 9th, 2018|News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood’s Annual Halloween Bonfire

›› Kathryn Juricic

It’s time for Fernwood to get spooky once again. Every year we host hundreds of kiddos and adults alike and this year is no different! Come to Stevenson Park and the Fernwood Community Centre gymnasium to enjoy Halloween with your neighbours.

The bonfire will be burning beginning at sunset in Stevenson Park. Come with […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|2 Comments

Youth Food Programs

A safe space for youth to learn food skills, and healthy eating

›› Kathryn Juricic

Student Dinner

Student Dinner is a place for youth to hang out – Fernwood Community ­Centre’s weekly youth program, which offers a warm meal and safe space to chill. Every week there is a different activity or theme, so far in September, we’ve […]

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VS PoP changes direction

›› Laurie Rubin

For 10 years, Vining St PARTY on the PLAZA (VS PoP) entertained ­Fernwoodians every second Sunday in ­September. Children and parents alike loved dancing and singing to live ­entertainment, indulging in fun and games, a community BBQ, ­browsing the market, and, of course, bidding on 400 auction items.

Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, participants, […]

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Classes for plant lovers

›› Kirsty Sewell

We’ve got it goin’ on! From weekly ­Community Dinners, the Good Food Box program, Best Babies, Mother Goose, ­Family Resource Programs, Kindergym, gardening in our Spring Ridge Common, and our upcoming workshops Food + Growing Workshop Series, there’s something for everyone! Call 250-381-1552, ext.100 to register.

Here are our upcoming workshops:

How to Grow and […]

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How to make ­sauerkraut the easiest way possible

›› Ruben Anderson

Fermented foods are an effective and ­delicious traditional way to preserve the harvest, and they contain probiotics that aid digestion and may even have larger ­benefits for people with various gut ­conditions. If you like sauerkraut, you will love home-made sauerkraut—but the big ceramic crocks are […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Garden Gleanings, Village Vibe|0 Comments