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Good Food Feature: Closing the gaps

›› Katrina Philpotts

Food insecurity, the inability to access sufficient, safe, nutritious, and culturally appropriate foods, is increasing at disproportionate rates in many Indigenous communities in Canada. However, the impacts of the lack of access to land for food and cultural practices among urban Indigenous populations have been poorly documented.

Originally from Nunavut, I know too well […]

By |December 3rd, 2021|News|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 20th, 2021|Events, News|0 Comments

We are hiring! Join our team as our new Fundraising & Engagement Assistant

You, the perfect candidate, love working to build a strong and just community. You are interested in fundraising, communications, and food security programming. You like working collaboratively in a team as well as independently. You enjoy communicating and engaging with our diverse community and partners. You are available for a 8-week full time work contract.

If […]

By |October 13th, 2021|News|0 Comments

A New Chapter for 1310 Gladstone – and a sad goodbye to the Yoga Den

In 2013, Fernwood NRG purchased a small white house and lot at 1310 Gladstone Avenue. We dreamed of adding more affordable residential space and local employment in the heart of Fernwood. Our goal was to build a new mixed-use building with ground floor commercial space and rental apartments above.

This purchase started us on a journey […]

By |May 12th, 2021|News|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

‘Art Paper Scissors’ art show and fundraiser at Koffi – May 10 -23, 2021

“Art Paper Scissors” is an art show and fundraiser for the Good Food Box. The art will be on display at Koffi (1141 Haultain St.) from May 10 to May 23, 2021. Please drop by, buy a coffee, and check out the pieces for sale. All proceeds go directly to the Gift of Good Food […]

By |April 30th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Fernwood NRG Free Tax Clinic 2021

Want help with your taxes? Do you meet our eligibility criteria?

Join us for a Free Tax Clinic at the Fernwood Community Centre. Running every Tuesday from 5:30-8pm until the end of April 2021. Tax clinics are by appointment only – no drop-ins. To register, contact Selena at 250-381-1552 ext.124 or 250-514-2946, or by email at […]

By |March 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments
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