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Fresh food builds resilience

Invisible need and the case for fresh food

›› Kathryn Juricic

This holiday season, Fernwood NRG is aiming to raise money to provide fresh fruits and ­vegetables every two weeks for 160 families in need throughout Greater Victoria. Sure, we all get why this is important. But do we really understand the need, the impact? To get […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Buzz, 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 […]

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The 10th Annual Star Sunday – December 9, 2018

›› Jessica Ziakin-Cook

Many of us feel the mayhem at the mall and the hullabaloo of the holiday season and miss the essential meaning of ­Christmas. And yet most of us still shuffle off to shop like sheep every December, spending too much money on presents and other ­commercial trappings. But St. Barnabas Anglican Church offers […]

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Update: Vic High Learning Farm year one

›› Lauren Gaultier

After many years of planning, the Vic High Learning Farm was a joint ­initiative prompted when a former faculty ­member reached out to Aaren Topley, Capital Region’s Community Animator, of Farm to School BC, for help in creating a ­sustainable farming program. With much behind the scenes effort, Topley was able to create […]

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Goldilocks Wraps do the right thing

›› Brett Higson

Three years ago, Amy volunteered on a shark ­conservation project in Fiji. This is where she got the upfront personal view of ­plastic waste in our oceans and its destructive effect on the ecosystem. She vowed to ­create a simple-to-use product that people could implement in their daily lives which was not only […]

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Winter weatherproofing

Zip up your home, for ­comfort and ­conservation

›› Ruben Anderson

If your door is a little drafty it may not seem like a big deal. But a gap just a ¼” wide—multiplied over the height of the door—ends up being a lot of square inches. That ¼” gap adds up to the equivalent of a hole […]

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Owl Designer Fair – November 23 & 24, 2018

When: Friday, ­November 23rd 6-10pm & Saturday, November 24th 10-5pm
Where: 1240 Gladstone Avenue

The Owl Designer Fair is Victoria’s most creative holiday fair. All items are ­handmade or upcycled by local artists and designers. Live music and free craft workshops along with unique gifts make this show a must for anyone looking for some style in […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments
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