A community for everyone

›› Marc Cittone

A healthy and livable community includes people at every stage of life. Victoria’s ­Village and Corridor Planning helps ­neighbourhoods grow to include more housing choices, better transportation options, new services and amenities, and improved public spaces. Earlier this year, we heard about your priorities for the North Park and Fernwood Village areas. The […]

By |October 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

10 years of community and counting

›› Shonna Bell

Fall is always a reflective time of year for me. I am not sure if it correlates to my birthday or the season itself, which has an introspective feel, but I always find myself thinking of past years at this time. ­Heading into October, that sense seems to be ­emerging even more. On […]

By |October 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

August Garden Work Party

­Join us on Thursday, August 13th at 3:30 to 6:00pm at the Fernwood Community Centre

›› Brontë Elphick-Miner

Want to get your hands in the dirt and give some deserving plants a little love? ­Fernwood NRG is hosting a COVID-19 conscious work party on Thursday, August 13th from 3:30pm to 6:00pm.

Projects for the work party include: sheet […]

By |August 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

FernFest & Fernwood Bites postponed until 2021


We are sad to announce that FernFest is postponed until next year—June 18 & 19, 2021.

The health and safety of our patrons, staff, volunteers, and community is of the utmost importance to us and so we’ve decided to postpone our festival during the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ll miss seeing all your smiling faces all together but […]

By |May 5th, 2020|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

City of Victoria sponsors free leaf mulch and compost

Get your home garden off to a healthy start with free leaf mulch and compost from the City. Leaf mulch and compost produced at the Parks yard in Beacon Hill Park will be dropped off at four community locations for pick-up from May 8-14, 2020.

This program is open to all Victoria residents. Please bring your […]

By |May 4th, 2020|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

A letter from Fernwood NRG

Dear neighbour,

We are sending you love in these strange times. As the COVID-19 situation develops, our first concern is the health and safety of our community.

We are focusing our efforts on providing emergency child care services to essential service workers, offering healthy, affordable food access through the Good Food Box, providing support to vulnerable families […]

By |April 27th, 2020|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

A letter from our board chair

Dear Fernwoodians,

The other day I saw a poignant letter from the archives of F. Scott Fitzgerald written in 1920 while he was quarantined in the south of France due to the Spanish Flu. He noted that the streets were empty, “Even the bars, as I told Hemmingway, but to that he punched me in the […]

By |April 6th, 2020|Buzz, News|0 Comments