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2017 Wintergreen BioBlitz

This is it! The Wintergreen BioBlitz begins Wednesday May 24, and runs through until Sunday May 28. If this is your first time to Wintergreen, directions for getting here are on our website under the about tab. Press here for an instant link to directions. This is a free, family-friendly event that will take place rain or shine. And we’re thinking that rain is more Read More

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May events – Come celebrate with us!

This 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 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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Returning from a Camino

Saturday, October 22 (11:00 am) – Sunday, October 23 (3:00 pm) Whether you’ve just returned from a Camino, or walked The Way years ago – or if you’re simply curious about what this is all about – join us for a weekend of stories and music and food, and be inspired by this ancient pilgrimage. In the spring session, we offered series of practical sessions 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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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

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Quick Sketches

The Wintergreen Sauna With the buds becoming noticeable on the trees there is the usual feeling of expectation, wanting to get on with it, this wet and messy thing called Spring. But there is another part of me that laments the passing of winter; the walks on snow that make the woods so much more accessible, the way the shadows fall vivid blue on white in the Read More

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Preparing for a Camino

Hundreds of thousands of people set out every year, making their way to Santiago de Compostela. Most walk the Camino, but some travel by bicycle or by horse or donkey! Some travel the Camino as a religious pilgrimage, and others hike the route for travel, for the physical challenge of walking a long distance, or for a break from our modern (and technology-driven) lives. The Read More