Welcoming Christy Pham to the Board

›› Fernwood NRG

We so happy to ­welcome Christy Pham to our Board of ­Directors!

What drew you to join the Board of ­Fernwood NRG?
As a Fernwood resident, I’ve used many of Fernwood NRG’s community services and have seen some of the interesting social enterprise and events championed over the years. I thought that it would be […]

By |August 1st, 2023|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments

Welcoming Jesse ­Margolus to the Board

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We so happy to ­welcome Jesse ­Margolus to our Board of ­Directors! Jesse is an accomplished and dedicated Project Management Professional with over a decade of experience in successfully managing diverse full-cycle projects. His expertise spans various areas, including negotiating and transferring land to First Nations, leading initiatives in affordable housing, and contributing […]

By |August 1st, 2023|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments

Honouring BOUSADA

›› Kathryn Juricic

This year’s FernFest will mark a sad anniversary for many members of the ­Fernwood community and beyond. Just two days after last year’s festival, treasured ­community member Graeme Bousada passed away after a tragic accident at just age 32.

You may remember Graeme from his various roles at FernFest. I first met Graeme after […]

By |June 8th, 2023|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments

New Food Security Coordinator

›› Jesse Wallis

Hi, I’m Jesse (she/they), the new Food Security Coordinator at Fernwood NRG! I am a queer white settler living as an ­uninvited guest on Lekwungen territory. You can find me stewarding the ­community gardens and orchards, coordinating work parties and events, and juggling vegetables while I oversee the operations of the Good Food […]

By |April 3rd, 2023|Faces of Fernwood, Garden Gleanings|0 Comments

Faces of Fernwood: Kevin Yee-Chan

›› Brett Gaylor

Tell us 3 things about yourself, one that is a lie.
My mother is Dominican
I love winter
I speak French

Why do you choose to live in Fernwood?
I’m a little biased… but Fernwood is my favorite neighborhood! I love seeing art on the streets, creative neighbors, and friendly faces that make up this community. There’s a […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments

Faces of Fernwood: Jane Michiel

Jane Michiel was born in Vancouver, B.C., moved to the Island at a young age, and now lives in the heart of Fernwood. She has had a varied career working on ships—Princess Margurite, Sten Line, and Sea Link Catamarans—at London Drugs, and in the ­cosmetics ­industry as a makeup ­artist. She has always painted and […]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments

Faces of Fernwood: Rik Leaf

›› Brett Gaylor

Over the last 20 years, Rik Leaf has ­produced CDs, TV shows, short films, a travel series, podcasts & worked on ­productions for Metallica, Bryan Adams, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Whose Line is it Anyway?. He is the Creative Director for Tribe of One and the author of Four Homeless Millionaires – […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Faces of Fernwood|0 Comments