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The Gift of Good Food’s impact on our community

Fernwood-based fundraiser supports families with fresh food for a year

›› Melissa Faye Reid

One of the biggest reasons I wanted to work with ­Fernwood NRG is because of Gift of Good Food annual holiday fundraiser. The aim of the fundraiser is to raise funds to ­support local families within the Greater ­Victoria community access fresh produce […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Moving forward

›› Mark Dusseault, the Belfry Theatre

Like many, the Belfry has had to adapt to our unusual circumstances and ­reimagine our work going forward. Since March of this year we have run through several options and schedules while trying to maintain our presence.

Throughout the fall we have ­presented weekly online events including our ­perennially popular storytelling […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

All-Candidates Debate and Municipal By-Election

›› Alieda Blandford

All-Candidates Debate – December 1st, 2020

The Fernwood Community ­Association, together with North Park, Burnside Gorge, Downtown, Vic West, Oaklands, South Jubilee, and Hillside Quadra, are ­collaborating to host an All-Candidates Debate ahead of the Victoria By-Election. The debate will take place on Tuesday, December 1st, at 7:00pm via Zoom and Facebook Live. Find […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Get Growing Victoria! Seedling Distribution Day – Saturday, June 6

Fernwood NRG is ­teaming up with the City of Victoria’s Get ­Growing Victoria! to give out free vegetable starts on Saturday, June 6th

›› Mila Czemerys

Where can you get plant starts?

Fernwood NRG will be ­distributing free vegetable starts on Saturday, June 6th at the Fernwood Community Centre from 10am to 2pm.

If you are interested in picking […]

By |June 2nd, 2020|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Good Food Box Rapid Relief program launches May 26, 2020

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Fernwood NRG is launching a new program called Good Food Box Rapid Relief to provide fresh food to anyone experiencing heightened food insecurity at this time. This program is launching on Tuesday, May 26th.

Anyone experiencing food insecurity can apply to receive a Large Good Food Box every two […]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Events|0 Comments

City of Victoria’s Get Growing Victoria! seedling distribution coming to Fernwood

We are excited to partner with the City’s Get Growing, Victoria! seedling program to help distribute over 75,000 vegetables and herb seedlings to communities, with a priority of supporting folks who have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19.

What is being grown?
This program will provide a selection of the top 17 vegetable and herb starts for easy […]

By |May 21st, 2020|Buzz, Events, Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

FernFest & Fernwood Bites postponed until 2021

FernFest

We are sad to announce that FernFest is postponed until next year—June 18 & 19, 2021.

The health and safety of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and community is of the utmost importance to us and so we’ve decided to postpone our festival during the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ll miss seeing all your smiling faces all together but […]

By |May 5th, 2020|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments
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