The Gift of Good Food Fundraiser returns

›› Melissa Faye Reid

The Gift of Good Food, Fernwood NRG’s annual fundraiser, kicks off again this year Monday, November 16th, 2020 until ­midnight December 31st, 2020. The Gift of Good Food raises funds to support local families in need across the Capital Regional District with fresh produce every two weeks for an entire year. This […]

By |October 2nd, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Craft beer with a local twist

Bones Brewing: where craft beer and local art meet in the Fernwood Village

›› Holly Grewall

Bones Brewing, created by Mike Roberts and his team, is the ­newest craft brewing company in town. So new in fact that their very first beer has just been canned. Mike, who recently returned to Victoria after ­spending a ­number of […]

By |October 1st, 2020|Buzz|1 Comment

Fernwood Family Dinner open for take out

›› Laura Palmer

Fernwood NRG and the Fernwood ­Community Centre have always been well known for our community meals. Whether it be our family dinner, student dinner, or senior’s lunch in the past, we have always had something for everyone.

Fernwood Family Dinners are ­making a (COVID-friendly) comeback! We will be serving our family dinner to-go every […]

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Volunteer opportunity with the Good Food Box

›› Melissa Faye Reid

Although the Fernwood Community ­Centre is still closed the general public, we are running programs and looking for extra volunteer support. If you are looking to give back to the community, read on to see how you can get involved.

The Good Food Box is looking for ­fast-paced individuals who can help t­ransform […]

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What’s up in North Park

›› Sarah Murray

Hi neighbours! Sarah Murray here, the North Park Neighbourhood Association’s (NPNA) Executive Director. The NPNA is grateful for the opportunity to say hello and let you know what’s going on west of Cook Street.

Since COVID-19, we’ve been adapting to the needs of the community. ­Beginning in April, we’ve been running a weekly ­grocery […]

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Let’s build a Universal Child Care Program

›› Laurel Collins

As we begin to see businesses re-open and people returning to their workplaces, many parents are forced to make the difficult decision between going to work without reliable, quality childcare or taking care of their kids and passing up much needed work. Federal investment in ­universal ­childcare is essential to restarting the ­economy […]

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