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Name Change

As of March 19, 2020, the WHRL has changed its name to Women for Healthy Rural Living. Read more about our decision here.

Milbridge Commons Wellness Park

Learn about Milbridge’s new Wellness Park and Gardens with walking trail!

Incredible Edible Milbridge

A series of free pick-your-own public vegetable gardens located throughout Milbridge.

OWL: Outdoor Women Lead

OWL: Outdoor Women Lead is a collaborative project between WHRL and Maine Outdoor School.

Our mission is to advance and promote the health and well-being of the woman, her family, and her community. Our vision is a community where all women feel empowered to achieve optimum health.

A Grinch-free Christmas!

A Grinch-free Christmas!

Christmas is coming and we are determined to have a fabulous WHRL Christmas Tree Festival this December!  No Grinch (aka COVID-19) is going to steal this Downeast tradition! The 2020 festival might look a little different than in years past.  But the magic of...

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September Incredible Edible Milbridge Report

September Incredible Edible Milbridge Report

The gardens in Milbridge experienced their first fall frost around September 19th– brr! Thanks to our head gardeners' succession planting, cool weather vegetables like beets and a variety of lettuces continue to be available to visitors to our two gardens. With that,...

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News Center Maine visits Incredible Edible Milbridge

News Center Maine visits Incredible Edible Milbridge

Hannah Yechivi of News Center Maine made an impromptu visit to the Incredible Edible Milbridge gardens this week. Clarification from Susan: IEM produces approximately 4,000 pounds of veggies a year in approximately 25,000 square feet of garden space!...

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