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Gifting the Wintergreen Experience

Many of us are finding that we are less interested in acquiring objects, these days, and more interested in experiencing the moments that take our breath away. Moments like these can be found at Wintergreen. This holiday season, why not give the gift of a Wintergreen experience? Gift certificates — in any amount you request — can be purchased by contacting us directly at info@wintergreenstudios.com. Read More

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Singing Meadow Book Launch This Evening, November 17

Join author Peri McQuay this evening at Novel Idea, Kingston’s beloved independent bookstore at 156 Princess St (corner of Bagot). Peri will read excerpts from her new book, Singing Meadow, and be available for conversations and signing. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free, and open to the public. The reading takes place at 7 pm. [Peri McQuay] is a skilled writer who can Read More

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Dong-Won Kim Joins Jesse Stewart on November 12

This exciting news just in! Jesse Stewart’s dinner concert just got even better. In addition to hearing Jesse play, he will be joined by fellow musician Dong-Won Kim. They’re both amazing—two musicians in one evening promises to be a November highlight. Dinner will be served at 6pm; the concert starts at 7:30. Jesse’s music has been documented on over twenty recordings including Stretch Orchestra’s self-titled Read More

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Whistler Independent Book Award Winner!

We’ve been holding our collective breath ever since Gail Sidonie Sobat’s poetry book, How the Light is Spent, was named as a semi-finalist for this national book award. Gail’s book is published by Wintergreen Studios Press. Well, at the 15th annual Whistler Writers Festival, held 13-16 October, Gail’s book was declared the winner in the poetry category! This year’s festival hosted the inaugural Whistler Independent Read More

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Beans, beans, beans!

There is no doubt that the drought has caused much wringing of hands and worry for us at Wintergreen. But, as usual, whatever the weather conditions are, something suffers and something thrives. This year it is the beans that are thriving. Just finished Frenching and blanching another batch, ready to serve at a Wintergreen event in the fall or winter. We’ll be sending out a Read More

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Wintergreen Studios Press book – Finalist!

A few weeks ago, we announced, with great excitement, that Gail Sidonie Sobat’s book of poetry, How the Light is Spent, was selected as a semi-final entry for the Whistler Independent Book Awards. Well, it just keeps getting better! Gail’s heart-gripping meditation on love and loss, tempo and time, has now been chosen as one of three final entries. A great honour for Gail, and a thrill Read More

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Whistler Nominee: How the Light is Spent

We’re thrilled to announce that Gail Sidonie Sobat’s book of poetry, How the Light is Spent, has been long-listed for the Whistler Independent Book Awards for 2016. How the Light is Spent is published by Wintergreen Studios Press. How the Light is Spent is a meditation on love and loss, on time and tempo. From the Drumheller Badlands to Istanbul, Turkey and back to Canada, Read More

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An evening with Lorna Crozier

We are thrilled to welcome Lorna Crozier once again at Wintergreen, and to experience her delightful and witty wisdom. Join us for what promises to be a memorable event on Thursday, May 19. The evening will begin with a gourmet dinner, followed by Lorna’s reading. Tickets available online. Lorna Crozier has published 17 books of poetry which have garnered Canada’s top awards, including the Governor-General’s Award, Read More