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The Astonishing New Chapter at the Thankful House

The Astonishing New Chapter at the Thankful House

Here at WHRL, we are counting our blessings. In August, an anonymous philanthropist visited us for a tour of Milbridge Commons and our new 87 Main Street office. In September, they contacted us and set up a call to discuss our most pressing needs. Less than two weeks...

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Final Report for the 2021 IEM Season

Final Report for the 2021 IEM Season

Incredible Edible Milbridge Report – November 2021 With chilly nights and many cool days, the 2021 garden season is coming to a close! Milbridge Commons was the site of the last big volunteer push of the season. Gardeners Janis Lesbines and Gail Moorhouse led twenty...

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Incredible Edible Milbridge – September

Incredible Edible Milbridge – September

The growing season is winding down at the Incredible Edible Gardens at the Red Barn Motel and at the Milbridge Commons. Daytime temperatures often top out in the upper sixties. Night-time temperatures have dipped into the forties. A fall chill is in the air. With the...

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Incredible Edible Milbridge Report – August

Incredible Edible Milbridge Report – August

Throughout August, the lush Incredible Edible Gardens at the Red Barn Motel and at the Milbridge Commons continued producing an amazing variety of vegetables to feed our community-- tomatoes, cucumbers, swiss chard, kale, lettuce, ground cherries, summer squash, herbs...

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July – Incredible Edible Milbridge Update

July – Incredible Edible Milbridge Update

We are in the height of the summer! So many vegetables and herbs are ready for harvest at the IEM Gardens at the Red Barn Motel and at Milbridge Commons. If you don't find the vegetable of your choice at one garden, you may well find it at the other one. If you don't...

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June – Incredible Edible Milbridge Update

June – Incredible Edible Milbridge Update

While May seemed colder than usual, June brought with it the heat! We closed the month with several days in the low nineties and not quite enough rain. Still the IEM Gardens at the Red Barn Motel and the Milbridge Commons are thriving and bountiful. All sorts of...

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Incredible Edible Milbridge Update for May

Incredible Edible Milbridge Update for May

May was cold and dry, but we were happy to see rain finally falling at the end of the month! Cold weather has meant that we have held off planting many seedlings that like the warmer weather or that could be killed by a frost. June is bringing us temperatures in the...

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April Incredible Edible Milbridge Report

April Incredible Edible Milbridge Report

There are signs of spring everywhere! The grass is green, maples and daffodils are in bloom, and garlic shoots have pushed through their straw blanket. Incredible Edible is emerging from our winter hibernation as well. Once again, the community can look forward to a...

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