Articles by Susan Jordan Bennett

 
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Kick-off gardening season with Incredible Edible Milbridge Garden Workshops

By Susan Jordan Bennett on April 14, 2016, at 11:58 a.m.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 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/iem/iem-workshop-registration/ MILBRIDGE — Incredible Edible Milbridge offers these free, hands-on, garden workshops: * Starting Seeds with Janis Lesbines, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, Women’s Health Resource Library. Learn how to …
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Elaine Hill “Love a Nurse” 5K Walk-Run set for May 14 in Milbridge

By Susan Jordan Bennett on March 25, 2016, at 8:04 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: Milbridge Town Marina, Bayview Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: 207-546-7677; whrl.org/5k MILBRIDGE — The annual Elaine Hill “Love a Nurse” 5K Walk and Run will be held Saturday, May 14. Organized by the Women’s Health Resource Library, the event will …
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Public invited to meeting about a new community garden and park to be held in Milbridge on March 1

By Susan Jordan Bennett on Feb. 18, 2016, at 10:02 a.m.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: whrl.org/ MILBRIDGE — The public is invited to attend an informational meeting 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at the Women’s Health Resource Library. The purpose of the meeting …
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New playgroup invites small children, parents and/or caregivers to participate

By Susan Jordan Bennett on Feb. 10, 2016, at 8:47 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 10 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/programs/play-and-connect-a-parent-and-infant-toddler-playgroup/ MILBRIDGE — Parents and grandparents caring for children age 3 and younger are invited to participate in Play …
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Women’s Health Resource Library to host Paint and Sip sessions

By Susan Jordan Bennett on Feb. 10, 2016, at 8:43 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, March 23, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Women’s Health Resource Library, 24 School Street, Milbridge, ME For more information: 207-546-7677; whrl.org/programs/paint-and-sip-series/ MILBRIDGE — Artists Janie Snider and Ora Aselton will host Paint …
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WHLR Christmas Tree Festival and Auction

By Susan Jordan Bennett on Nov. 19, 2015, at 10:50 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Schooner Gallery, 59 Main Street, Milbridge, Maine For more information: 2075463437; whrl.org/event/christmas-tree-festival-and-auction-2/ The 4th Annual Christmas Tree Festival and Auction, a benefit for the Women’s Health Resource Library, will be held this year at the Schooner Gallery in Milbridge on …
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IEM tent at the Milbridge Farmer's Market

Incredible Edible Milbridge Bringing Fresh Veggies to the Community

By Susan Jordan Bennett on Aug. 06, 2015, at 8:12 p.m.
If you’ve traveled through Milbridge this summer, you have seen at least some of the 24 vegetable gardens that have sprouted up throughout town. This is the third season of Incredible Edible Milbridge (IEM), a project of the Women’s Health Resource Library (www.whrl.org) that aims to create an appreciation for …
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2015 Milbridge Days Fest Celebrates “Christmas in July”

By Susan Jordan Bennett on July 19, 2015, at 9:23 a.m.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Town of Milbridge, Downtown, Milbridge, Maine MILBRIDGE, ME — Where’s the coolest place to be on the Downeast Maine coast, from Thursday night, July 23, through Saturday, July 25? Milbridge, of course! The theme of the town’s MILBRIDGE DAYS celebration …
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Milbridge 5K & Fun Run – Cash Prizes!

By Susan Jordan Bennett on July 16, 2015, at 9:32 a.m.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Corner of Bay View and Fickett’s Point Roads, Milbridge, Maine For more information: 207-546-7677; whrl.org/5k/ Saturday, July 25, 2015 Route A 3.1 mile wheel measured course starting at the corner of Fickett’s Point and Bay View Rd, down Fickett’s Point …
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Registration Open for Milbridge 5K and Fun Run – Cash Prizes

By Susan Jordan Bennett on June 11, 2015, at 3:23 p.m.
Registration is open for the annual Milbridge 5K scheduled for Saturday, July 25 during Milbridge Days. The top three male and female 5K racers will receive cash prizes ($100, $50, $25). Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each category and ribbons for all Fun Run participants. …
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Incredible Edible Milbridge Vegetable Garden Tour with Curtis Lafollette

By Susan Jordan Bennett on June 11, 2015, at 3:19 p.m.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: The Lafollette’s, 570 Willey District Road, Cherryfield, 04622 For more information: 207-546-7677; whrl.org/2015/06/incredible-edible-milbridge-vegetable-garden-tour-with-curtis-lafollette/ Join us as Curtis Lafollette opens his gardens to Incredible Edible Milbridge on Saturday, June 20th. Curtis, and his wife Marion have been gardening at this spot …
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Incredible Edible Milbridge Garden Workshop: Boost Your Garden Bounty with Cover Crops

By Susan Jordan Bennett on June 02, 2015, at 7:04 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Lenore Hildebrandt’s Garden, 44 Heron Cove Rd., Harrington, Maine For more information: whrl.org/incredible-edible-milbridge/iem-workshop-registration/ Join Lenore Hildebrand on Saturday, June 6 at 9 am to learn how to Boost Your Garden Bounty with Cover Crops. Cover crops are plants like clover, …
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Incredible Edible Milbridge Garden Workshop: Starting a Garden from Scratch

By Susan Jordan Bennett on May 05, 2015, at 7:51 p.m.
Join Janis Lesbines on Saturday, May 9 for the workshop “Starting a Garden from Scratch.” You’ll learn how to choose a site, do a soil test, dig out the sod, prepare the garden site and add amendments to the soil to grow healthy nutritious vegetables. Come dressed to garden! You’ll …
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Workshop: Garden Tool Show-And-Tell

By Susan Jordan 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 Jordan 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 Jordan 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 Jordan 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 Jordan 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 Jordan 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 Jordan 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 …