Trees of Fernwood: Seqoias

Giant sentinels and the climate crisis

›› Jan Firstbrook

What is the fastest growing tree in the world and the best at carbon capture? These trees live among us in Fernwood. Though not native to Canada, they thrive in our city due to the Mediterranean climate. These amazing trees, Sequoias, are native to California but were planted […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Garden Gleanings, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Stadacona Spotlight Series: The Tartan Toque

›› Lauren Gaultier

Many Fernwood residents are surprised to learn that our community borders extend as far east as Fort Street. Enter Stadacona Centre located between Fort, Pandora, ­Belmont, and Stadacona. With a multitude of businesses, over the next several articles we will be showcasing the restaurants that are tucked away in this pocket of our […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Community Eats, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Guest Editorial: Thank you Fernwood

I have felt both proud and humbled to have been allowed to lead the Board of Fernwood NRG for the past 5 years. I’m passing the torch of leadership to Kelsey Singbeil and Eric Swanson who will be Fernwood NRG’s new Co-Chairs of the Board.

›› Michael Lancaster

Dear Fernwoodians, this last year has been both challenging […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Mural Festival – June 26, 2021

Saturday, June 26, explore the neighbourhood & visit over 10 new murals

›› Mila Czemerys

Fernwood NRG and FernFest bring you the new Fernwood Mural ­Festival. We are creating large-scale murals that transform public space and ­celebrate art and community. We are ­organizing over 10 murals ­throughout Fernwood, North Park, Oaklands, and South ­Jubilee in partnership with […]

By |June 10th, 2021|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

June garden workparty – June 17, 2021

Want to get your hands in the dirt and give a ­little love to some ­deserving gardens?

›› BrontË Elphick-Miner

Fernwood NRG will be hosting a garden workparty on Thursday, June 17th between 1pm and 4pm. The workparty tasks will focus on giving the community orchard a post winter rejuvenation.

Tasks will include: weeding, sheet mulching, and refreshing […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Is diversity enough?

›› Lizz Brooks & Shae Zamardi

We are in a time when diversity and ­inclusion are showcased as the golden ­standard for a healthy work ­environment. But is that enough? Does having ­representation within our media and ­organizations have an impact if there is little room for cultural safety behind the scenes? In short, yes, but […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Indigenous Voices, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Spring in North Park

›› Sarah Murray

With spring in full swing, the North Park neighbourhood is feeling more alive and vibrant than ever! We love to see the ­playgrounds, sport courts, and fields at Central Park and Franklin Green being enjoyed by the community. We are so grateful for these amazing green spaces that provide much needed access to […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Village Vibe|0 Comments