Articles by Susan Bennett

 
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Workshop: Garden Tool Show-And-Tell

By Susan Bennett on April 16, 2015, at 3:08 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Incredible Edible Milbridge Market Garden, 5 Main Street, Milbridge, ME For more information: 207-546-7677; whrl.org The right tool for the job can make all the difference. Join us on Saturday, April 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. for this fun …
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Workshop: Starting Your Garden Plants from Seed

By Susan Bennett on April 09, 2015, at 9:56 a.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: 207-546-7677; whrl.org Growing your garden plants from seed is immensely rewarding. In her Starting Seeds Workshop, Janis Lesbines, will show you how to get your garden off to …
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Incredible Edible Milbridge Offers Garden Workshops

By Susan Bennett on Feb. 26, 2015, at 3:33 p.m.
MILBRIDGE – Incredible Edible Milbridge, a project of the Women’s Health Resource Library, is an initiative based around the universal language of food. By focusing on growing and sharing food, we want to create a community that is stronger, healthier, friendlier, more independent, and more resilient in the face of …
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The Healing Power of Gardening

By Susan Bennett on Feb. 22, 2015, at 3:02 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: 207-546-7677; whrl.org Date: Saturday, March 14 from 9-11 a.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library Current research is proving that gardening is good for your mental as well as …
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Art Fair and Christmas Market

By Susan Bennett on Nov. 13, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Art Fair and Christmas Market, 24 School Street, Milbridge, ME For more information: 207-546-3437; whrl.org/event/art-fair-and-christmas-market/?instance_id=5020 Area artists, musicians and writers will offer jewelry, ceramics, fiber arts, leather works, turned wooden bowls, wreaths, CDs, books, and more at the Women’s Health …
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6th Annual Elaine Hill Memorial 5K Walk/Run

By Susan Bennett on Sept. 12, 2014, at 10:16 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library next to the Milbridge Medical Center, 24 School Street, Milbridge, ME For more information: whrl.org/event/elaine-hill-memorial-walk-and-5k-run-2/?instance_id=4756 MILBRIDGE – September 12, 2014 – The Women’s Health Resource Library is pleased to announce the return of the Elaine Hill …
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Downeast Jazz Trio in Concert

By Susan Bennett on July 22, 2014, at 11:16 a.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Milbridge Congregational Church, Bridge Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: whrl.org Downeast Jazz Trio in Concert with Alice French! Friday, July 25, 7:00pm at the Milbridge Congregational Church. Admission is by donation. Proceeds benefit the programs of the Women’s Health …

Mother’s Day Essay Contest

By Susan Bennett on April 22, 2014, at 11 a.m.
With Motmother’s day essay contesther’s Day approaching on May 11th, we want to hear why you think your mom is the best and why she deserves to be pampered! The WHRL will grant the winner of the essay contest with one salon package to Eclipz Salon and Beyond in Milbridge. …
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Making Compost – Incredible Edible Milbridge Workshop

By Susan Bennett on March 14, 2014, at 1:22 p.m.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: whrl.org The quality of your garden soil is the foundation of growing healthy vegetables, and compost is one of the keys to healthy soil. Come build a compost …
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Gardening in a Small Space: Vertical Gardens

By Susan Bennett on March 14, 2014, at 1:19 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, M For more information: whrl.org You would be surprised by how much food you can grow in a small garden space. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make the …
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Starting Seeds – Incredible Edible Milbridge Workshop

By Susan Bennett on March 14, 2014, at 1:16 p.m.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: whrl.org From seeds to plants, this hands-on workshop will show you how to get your garden off to a good start. You will learn how to sow a …
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Salads Year Round: Growing Baby Greens

By Susan Bennett on March 14, 2014, at 1:09 p.m.
Saturday, March 15, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: whrl.org Free, but registration is required. Growing microgreens on plastic white cup Baby greens, as they’re sometimes called, make a delicious salad and are rich in vitamins and …
Nettie Kate Jordan (left) and Lauren Ramsay (right) recipients of the Elaine Hill memorial scholarships.

Elaine Hill Nursing Scholarship winners announced

By Susan Bennett on Sept. 16, 2013, at 1:12 p.m.
MILBRIDGE, Maine – The Women’s Health Resource Library has announced the 2013 recipients of the Elaine Hill Memorial Nursing Scholarships. Lauren Ramsay, a recent Narraguagus High School graduate, has been awarded $2500 toward her nursing education. Lauren has been accepted into the nursing program at St. Joseph College of Maine. …
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Participants in the First Elaine Hill Memorial Walk in 2009

Elaine Hill Memorial Walk and 5K Race

By Susan Bennett on Sept. 12, 2013, at 4:05 p.m.
MILBRIDGE, Maine  — The fifth annual Elaine Hill Memorial Walk and 5K Run will be held in Milbridge on Saturday, Oct. 19, rain or shine. This event, sponsored by the Women’s Health Resource Library, is meant for competitive and recreational runners alike. A one-mile Fun Run begins at 9:30 am …

Breast Intentions a new support group for breast-feeding moms

By Susan Bennett on Sept. 10, 2013, at 11:39 a.m.
MACHIAS, Maine —  Breast Intentions is a new support group for breastfeeding moms and babies being offered in Machias. Certified Lactation Counselor, Ellen Farnsworth, will host the group twice monthly. “Breastfeeding is still not the norm, even though research shows that it’s best for baby and for mom,” Farnsworth shares. …
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Downeast Jazz Trio to Play Milbridge Days

By Susan Bennett on July 04, 2013, at 9:26 a.m.
The incomparable Downeast Jazz Trio with Alice French will perform a benefit concert at 7 pm on Friday, July 26 at the Milbridge Congregational Church, corner of Route 1 and 1A in Milbridge. The trio features Frank Fredenburgh on piano, John Gallagher, acoustic bass and Andrew Clifford on drums/percussion. Singer …
 
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