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Tree Care and Fruit Tree ­Pruning Workshop – Saturday, February 22

Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Fernwood Community Orchard

›› Alex Harned

The City of Victoria is offering a series of free, monthly workshops on tree planting and maintenance as a part of the UNECE global campaign, Trees in Cities Challenge wherein cities around the world are working to catalyze nature-based solutions to climate […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Greater Victoria Acting Together

Restoring civil ­society, reweaving our common stories

›› Chet Phillips

Whether we’re talking neighborhoods or nations, it’s hard to believe we participate in a common story unless we also feel invited to play a meaningful role in the telling, in the dialogues and decisions that weave together a sense of shared meaning in the world.

Greater Victoria Acting […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Opportunity for affordable housing

›› Andrew Kerr

I choose to live in Fernwood because so many of its values align with my own. We are a neighbourhood with a strong sense of community, a passion for civic engagement and a deep desire to care for all of our neighbours, including across socioeconomic divides.

As our city grapples with a worsening affordability […]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Gift of Good Food Fundraiser Launches Nov. 18–Dec. 31 2019 and Aims to Raise $100,000 to Support 200 Families

Monday, November 18, 2019—Victoria BC. From Nov. 18 through Dec. 31, 2019 Fernwood NRG launches the annual Gift of Good Food Fundraiser for the fifth year in a row. The Gift of Good Food fundraiser aims to raise $100,000 which will provide fresh produce to 200 families facing poverty in the Capital Regional District for […]

By |November 18th, 2019|Buzz, Events, 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 have the opportunity to canvas for donations and feel good about doing it! This is a great opportunity for families, offices, sports teams, and groups of friends to come together and give. We are grateful for every team that signs up and here […]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments

Hydro pole painting no longer permitted

After a decade of art and community ­building, BC Hydro asks Fernwood NRG to stop pole painting

›› Beth Threlfall

How to start a neighbourhood art project? Everything begins with a spark: mine was attending a community-building lecture hosted by Fernwood NRG back in 2008. Walking home afterwards, I knew I could do something for our neighbourhood, […]

By |September 30th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Halloween Bonfire 2019

›› Mila Czemerys

Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. This day marks the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of winter and months of ­darkness. Celts believe that on this one night of the year, the boundary between worlds of the living and the dead becomes blurry.

On October […]

By |September 30th, 2019|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments
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