Victoria Record Fair – November 6, 2022

The Victoria Record Fair is happening this Sunday, November 6 from 11:00am to 4:00pm in the Fernwood Community Centre gym.

It’s the first large group music sale of its kind in Victoria in over two and a half years! Over 30 vendors from Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland will be offering thousands of vinyl records […]

By |November 3rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Annual Gift of Good Food fundraiser supports families with fresh food

The Gift of Good Food annual fundraiser kicks off this year on Monday, November 14th and runs until midnight on December 31st, 2022. The Gift of Good Food raises funds to support local families facing food insecurity across the Capital Regional District with fresh produce every two weeks continually for a year. Our goal is to […]

By |November 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Halloween Community Meal 2022

Happy Halloween! We cordially invite you to our Halloween Community Meal at 5 – 6pm on Monday, October 31 at the Fernwood Community Centre.

We won’t be hosting the Halloween Bonfire this evening as we weren’t able to get a fire permit this year, bwaa-ha-ha-ha. The Halloween Bonfire will return next year.

Please drop by the Fernwood […]

By |October 31st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volunteer with The Gift of Good Food

The Gift of Good Food Holiday Fundraiser starts on November 14th and we’d love your involvement! The fundraiser runs from November 14th-December 31st, 2022. Our campaign runs online, coupled with grassroots organizing, teams fundraising, and local business support. We hope to raise $100,000 to provide fresh fruits and vegetables for 140 families from Sooke to […]

By |October 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sign up to be a fundraising team for the Gift of Good Food

Gift of Good Food Fundraising Teams are integral to our fundraising initiative.

Teams are groups of motivated people who get together to set fundraising goals and blow them out of the water! This is a fun opportunity for families, offices, sports teams, and groups of friends to come together to use their creativity, build relationships, and […]

By |October 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcoming Susan Kim to the Fernwood NRG team

›› Susan Kim, Director of Operations at Fernwood NRG

Hello, friends, felines, and Fernwood-appreciators alike! It is an honour to join the Fernwood NRG staff team as the new Director of Operations. I’m nearing the end of my first month on the team, but some things still feel novel. I don’t think I’ll ever get tired […]

By |September 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protect The Arbutus Trees of The Pacific West Coast

›› Jan Firstbrook

With unique bark, berries and leaves, what tree lives only on the Pacific west coast?

Have you seen a twisted, crooked tree with reddish peeling bark and dark green glossy evergreen leaves?  Under the red bark, there is soft, green skin. Clusters of fragrant white blossoms turn into round orange berries in the fall. […]

By |August 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments