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Fernwood Mural Festival – June 26, 2021

Saturday, June 26, explore the neighbourhood & visit over 10 new murals

›› Mila Czemerys

Fernwood NRG and FernFest bring you the new Fernwood Mural ­Festival. We are creating large-scale murals that transform public space and ­celebrate art and community. We are ­organizing over 10 murals ­throughout Fernwood, North Park, Oaklands, and South ­Jubilee in partnership with […]

By |June 10th, 2021|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

June garden workparty – June 17, 2021

Want to get your hands in the dirt and give a ­little love to some ­deserving gardens?

›› BrontË Elphick-Miner

Fernwood NRG will be hosting a garden workparty on Thursday, June 17th between 1pm and 4pm. The workparty tasks will focus on giving the community orchard a post winter rejuvenation.

Tasks will include: weeding, sheet mulching, and refreshing […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood’s resident winegrower

Mike Rathjen of Rathjen Cellars answers some questions about his connection to Fernwood and his winemaking

›› Lauren Gaultier

Mike Rathjen of Rathjen Cellars has called Fernwood home for a decade; we caught up with him to learn more about why he chose Fernwood to call home and how he got started in winemaking.

What made you choose […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Fernwood homes for Fernwood birds – May 16, 2021

“What’s happening?”

A group of Fernwood neighbours are giving out 100 bird house kits for free.

“What’s the catch?”

No catch. The group applied and received an Everyday Creativity Grant from the City of Victoria to host a free bird house building event at Harris Green Park. We wanted to bring the Fernwood community together and highlight […]

By |May 3rd, 2021|Events, News|0 Comments

Keeping It Human Fernwood Community Workshop – March 23, 2021

Housing and Homelessness are polarizing issues – let’s talk about it.

Keeping It Human is a community workshop presented by The Existence Project, Greater Victoria Acting Together, and Fernwood NRG where you’ll hear the story of someone who has experienced homelessness. Reflect on social issues happening in your neighbourhood, and get some tangible next steps […]

By |March 5th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Fernwood Get Growing, Victoria! Seedling Distribution – Register by March 22, 2021

Get Growing, Victoria! is a free vegetable seedlings distribution program created by the City of Victoria. In partnership with over 50 community and non-profit organizations, 80,000 vegetable and herb seedlings, along with gardening education materials through Growing Together, will be distributed to support communities in 2021.

Get Growing, Victoria! partners with community organizations and neighbourhood associations to share seedlings with individuals and households in need through City of Victoria neighbourhood distribution days.

Fernwood […]

By |March 5th, 2021|Events, Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

Murals, music, and a new way of celebrating

FernFest is adapting by hosting a mural festival and pop-up shows for 2021

›› Mila Czemerys

Over the past few years, FernFest has become well known as a Fernwood’s big neighbourhood celebration. It feels strange now to look back and remember how we all used to celebrate together… FernFest evenings with everyone shoulder-to-shoulder listening to musicians perform […]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Buzz, Events|0 Comments
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