Halloween Community Meal 2022

Happy Halloween! We cordially invite you to our Halloween Community Meal at 5 – 6pm on Monday, October 31 at the Fernwood Community Centre.

We won’t be hosting the Halloween Bonfire this evening as we weren’t able to get a fire permit this year, bwaa-ha-ha-ha. The Halloween Bonfire will return next year.

Please drop by the Fernwood […]

By |October 31st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sign up to be a fundraising team for the Gift of Good Food

Gift of Good Food Fundraising Teams are integral to our fundraising initiative.

Teams are groups of motivated people who get together to set fundraising goals and blow them out of the water! This is a fun opportunity for families, offices, sports teams, and groups of friends to come together to use their creativity, build relationships, and […]

By |October 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Got ideas about ‘Growing in the City’?

Known as the ‘banana belt’ of Canada, Victoria has all the ingredients for growing food just about anywhere, and the City is looking at how, and where, to grow more. This summer, all topics related to growing food in the Capital City will be explored.

Everything from community gardens and allotment gardens, boulevards and balcony gardens, […]

By |August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feed the soil; not just the plant

When life gives you leaves, make leaf mold. When life gives you food scraps and ­garden clippings, make ­compost.

›› Margaret Hantiuk

Recently I attended an interesting course on soil science at our Compost Education Centre. I was reminded how important autumn is to gardening here in Victoria.

We have the opportunity to build up our garden soil […]

By |September 30th, 2014|Garden Gleanings|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