Picot Collective: A creative addition to Fernwood

>> Kate VanGiesen

Picot Collective is a charming artisan shop in the four corners of Fernwood Village. It was opened in August 2015 by Britt Buntain who saw a “niche for tangible art.” Britt named the store after her grandmother and her new-found passion for weaving wall hangings and custom pieces. This shop was purposed to […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shared tools for all

Momentum is building for the Victoria Tool Library

›› Edie Irons

A group of residents are working to start a tool library in Victoria—a place where locals can get easy and affordable access to a wide range of tools, and also gain the skills and confidence to use them.

There are successful tool libraries across Canada and North […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Fernwood ready for a skatepark?

Judging by the amount of skateboarders who gravitate to the Fernwood Community Centre during the warm summer months, my opinion is yes! Though the idea is relatively fresh and there are many hoops to jump through with the City, it is very much a possibility.

A skatepark in Fernwood would greatly benefit our neighbourhood. It would […]

By |February 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bike maintenance

First of all, I want to thank the Fernwood community for all of the support I’ve gotten as a result of the article published in the last Village Vibe.

In this article, I’d like focus on a fundamental of bike maintenance. In my experience, this is one of the most neglected maintenance tasks—anyone can perform […]

By |February 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments