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Due to COVID-19, all WHRL programming has been suspended for the time being. Please Subscribe to our email list for future updates!

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.

Virtual Diaper Drive

Learn the Untold Challenge COVID-19 is Creating for Babies.

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.

July Report for Incredible Edible Milbridge

July Report for Incredible Edible Milbridge

It's was a very dry July. As the month closed, the heat built as well! But THANKS to several members of the Pleasant River Garden Club, the Incredible Edible Gardens at the Milbridge Commons are thriving. Volunteer garden club members have organized a watering...

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Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine! Five Myths About That Golden Summer Tan Myth #1.  “Getting a base tan protects skin from damage.”  TRUTH: There is no evidence that a “base tan” provides any protection from burns or general skin damage. The best way to prevent sunburn is to use a...

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