4000 Mile Journey from Springfield, MO to Fernwood, B.C.

4000 Mile Journey from Springfield, MO to Fernwood, B.

Fernwood Urban Village rezoning approved

A profound (Fernwood) evening at City Hall ›› Bill McKechnie A report on a business meeting at Victoria City Hall might sound a bit dull, but a recent public hearing was, in the words of Councillor…

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 ou…

Meet Ed; caretaker of Spring Ridge

Auringer He was hard at work shoveling, yet another pile of garden waste, as I wandered up the Chambers Street sidewalk. I was suited up in my rain coat and knee boots, as it was in t…

Story Booth Project

›› Bamsey Franks Aubrey Burke, when & how did you first come up with the idea for the Story Booth Project? I came up the idea because I was a bit discouraged by contemporary art and ­inaccessib…

Boulevard gardening goes mainstream

›› Alysha Punnett “Isn’t it illegal?” “I heard you’ll get fined.” “We would love to grow food on our boulevard, but won’t the City remove it?” Does this sound familiar?

Hey Fernwood--why not vote for a change?

There’s another municipal election coming on Saturday, November 2014 ›› Lee Herrin Historically, voter turnout in municipal elections in ­Victoria is dismal—in the last ­electio…

George Jay principal in top 40 in Canada! http://fernwoodnrg.ca/2014/04/principal-in-top-40-in-canada/

George Jay principal in top 40 in Canada! http://fernwoodnrg.ca/2014/04/principal-in-top-40-in-canada/

Kate Wallace reminds us of the value of recognition.

Kate Wallace reminds us of the value of recognition.

Bike maintenance with Chris Ward of Victoria VeloTech.

Bike maintenance with Chris Ward of Victoria VeloTech.

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