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May events – Come celebrate with us!

May is going to be a busy month at Wintergreen. We open with the 8th annual Green Energy Retreat on May 5, where we’ll be learning about deep energy retrofits. A day later, we’ll be lighting the birthday candles and celebrating Wintergreen’s 10th year. The following week brings Lorna Crozier back to Wintergreen, with a public reading scheduled for Thursday, May 18. And then there’s Read More

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Hold the date! May 6 Anniversary Celebrations

We’re working away at planning a spectacular afternoon of music, art, photography, readings, walks in the woods, delicious refreshments, with a hearty dose of general merriment and frivolity! This afternoon event will mark Wintergreen’s 10th birthday. Come join us for the celebrations. Learn about our accomplishments, celebrate our bounty, and help propel us forward for the next 10 years as we mark this milestone anniversary. Read More

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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