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Garden Work Party – April 27, 2019

First work party at the ­Community Centre ­gardens on Saturday, April 27th, 10am – 1pm

›› Mila Czemerys

This year, Fernwood NRG will be working on revitalizing the gardens at the Fernwood ­Community Centre for all to enjoy. We’ll be adding raised beds for annual veggies, perennial food plants, a ­pollinator ­garden, informational signage, and a new […]

By |April 18th, 2019|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

W(h)ither Spring Ridge Common(s)?

›› Lee Herrin

Over the last 10 years, I have written a number of editorials about Spring Ridge Common(s), and it is time for another stroll down the woodchip covered path of memories. The Common grows on land owned by the Greater Victoria School ­District (SD61), who were kind enough to offer the land, but required […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, Editorial, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Here’s the scoop on Cold Comfort

If you haven’t tried Cold Comfort, ­Fernwood’s own ice cream ­company, stop what you’re doing and get down there

›› Lauren Gaultier

Now that Spring is officially upon us, we can all get outside and enjoy some ­sunshine, flowers, and ice cream—and there is no better place than Cold Comfort to get your fix. Born out of […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Solar Panel Bulk Buy

›› Ruben Anderson

As reported in the February Village Vibe, the Fernwood Community Association hosted an information session aimed at ­neighbours interested in bulk buying solar panels to generate clean, renewable energy on their rooftops. ­Representatives of ­Viridian Energy Co-operative and the ­Salish Sea ­Renewable Energy Co-op answered ­questions and busted myths—we have plenty of sunshine […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

‘Share my Fernwood story’

This is an invitation to be included in the next issue of The Village Vibe!

›› Lauren Gaultier

Are you interested in…

Sharing your story with your ­community?
Hosting a neighbour (a Village Vibe contributor) for dinner?
Sharing a recipe with your ­neighbourhood?

If you said yes to any of these (or ­preferably all), please send an email […]

By |February 5th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Gratitude from the Gift of Good Food

In 2018, The Gift of Good Food raised the most funds we ever have!

›› Kathryn Juricic & Mila Czemerys

Another six weeks of Gift of Good Food fundraising has come and gone and we have amazing news to share. Together, we raised $88,179, supporting 176 families throughout the region! We surpassed our goal of $80,000 and […]

By |February 5th, 2019|News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood NRG Child Care selected for new $10/day prototype

Fernwood NRG’s Child Care programs are Victoria’s only location for BC’s new Universal Child Care Prototype

›› Lee Herrin

After months of applications and meetings with the Province of BC, Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group’s Child Care Program has been selected as the only Victoria location for BC’s new Universal Child Care Prototype.

This means families in Fernwood NRG’s […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Buzz, Editorial, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments
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