On Saturday, August 22, Fernwoodians painted Fernwood's first street mandala on the pavement where Grant Street dead ends into Haegert Park, just past Vic High. The idea, inspired by the many mandalas painted in Portland, Oregon's neighbourhoods, arose in Fernwood about 7 years ago. At that time, calls went out for designs and Sue Hara's, [...]
This is your opportunity to show your support for Spring Ridge Commons .... Details: http://springridge.rd123.ca/?page_id=1625 and http://www.gofundme.com/SpringRCommons
We, Amy Zidulka and Will Low, are professors from Royal Roads University who are seeking different perspectives on Spring Ridge Commons, so that we might create a teaching case that will allow students to think critically and creatively about sustainability issues, including issues of urban agriculture, how space is used within communities, and what different [...]
Got ideas about ‘Growing Food in the City’? The City of Victoria is wanting to hear from you on how and where we should grow more food in our community. Have thoughts about community gardens? Where do you think they belong? Do you love to garden, but don’t currently have space? Would you like to [...]
VicPD has launched a new Bike Registry program as part of our work to help reduce bike theft in Victoria and Esquimalt. This year alone, we have seen nearly 400 bikes being reported stolen. Thanks to new measures initiated by our Crime Prevention Section, we have returned nearly 50% of those. This new registry will [...]
School Supplies Carlos Flores, a director on the FCA Board of Directors, made a trip to Chile, his place of birth, and presented dollars donated by the Fernwood Community Association, CUPE Local 50 and other individual donors. as follows: Donations: US$500: Vecchiola Workers Union #2, striking copper miners US$800: MELI WIXAN MAPU First [...]
Check out this CFAX podcast of the Bruce Williams interview with FCA Land Use Committee Chair David Maxwell and FCA President Tony Sprackett, chatting about Fernwood, on Sunday, Feb. 9. The Fernwood segment starts at 34:30 of this SoundCloud podcast clip.
The Fernwood Community Animation Project video.