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

Community Resources during COVID-19

Below are a list of community resources to support you during these uncertain times. Please share with you circles and take care of yourself and others.

Get the help you need

THE LIST – Community sourced document of resources available in Greater Victoria
Post requests for assistance on the COVID-19 Coming Together Facebook Page. (Here is […]

By |April 1st, 2020|News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

FernFest 2020 applications now open

FernFest’s 25th anniversary is coming up this year!  Fernwood’s annual neighbourhood celebration is looking for local musicians, performers, artisans, non-profits, and volunteers to take part in FernFest 2020! This year, FernFest is happening on June 19 & 20, 2020. If you or someone you know is interested in taking part in the fun and funky […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

Looking for a Bread Pick-up volunteer

Get involved with your community by volunteering your time. We are looking for volunteers to pick up and deliver bread from Cobs at Shelbourne Plaza to Fernwood Community Centre every second Wednesday between 6:45-8:00 pm. Volunteers must use their own vehicles (ideally a truck), but will receive a gas stipend. This service supports many community […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

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