Bainbridge Island Farms Over the last two decades, Bainbridge Island has been rapidly moving away from its rural roots, our strawberry fields and great forests giving way to home sites. The farms and commercial gardens listed below are now nearly all that stands between suburbia and us. At the same time, there is hope in the efforts of local organizations and the city to preserve farmland and promote local agriculture. Even more hopeful is the commitment of out farms to the land and their way of life. And now new farmers are joining old timers in the practice of what is being called “urban agriculture”—small farms intertwined with development in a mutually beneficial relationship. Urban agriculture on Bainbridge Island is alive and well, providing our community with food quality and security, as well as the rural landscapes we treasure. You can help ensure that it continues. Buy Bainbridge grown! 1. Aldergrove Farm Joyce and Pete Knutsen West Port Madison Road Tel: (206) 842-5857 Live lambs for 4-H projects or as “lawn mowers,” locker lambs, live geese. 2. Almojuela-Page Tree Farm 8840 NE Lovegreen Road East Tel: (206) 842-8536 Noble and Douglas firs, sheared and wild. Open Thanksgiving to Christmas, 9:00 a.m. to dark on weekends. Follow signs. 3. Anne’s Flower Web Anne and Peter Weber Tel: (360) 394-7754 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mixed seasonal flowers, available at the Farmer’s Market and by special order. Anne can hand- pick wedding flowers and will deliver flowers to your home. Weekly bouquet delivery service. 4. Anne’s Nursery Anne and Max Wisner 12925 Madison Avenue NE Tel: (206) 842-4307 Wide assortment of rhododendrons, hydrangeas, evergreen shrubs, and Japanese maples. Located just north of Wilkes Elementary School on Madison Avenue North. Open March through June most days. 5. Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market Saturdays 9:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m., starting the week before Easter through mid-October. Local produce, flowers, starts, nursery plants, crafts, and food. Located on the Town Square, behind City Hall on Madison Avenue. 6. Bainbridge Island Vineyard and Winery Karen Selvar and Dick McKinney 13610 Manzanita Road Tel: (206) 842-1429 Strawberries fresh-picked daily in June, available at the Day Road farm stand. Jams and vinegars available at both the Day road and Manzanita farms. Fancy farm products, including chocolate- dipped strawberries and holiday wreaths, available in season. Call for hours. 7. Bainbridge Island Vineyard and Winery Gerard, Joann and Ian Bentryn with Betset Wittick Highway 305 Tel: (206) 842-9463 Award winning wines made exclusively from their Bainbridge Island vineyards, including Pinor Noir, Pinot Gris, Mueller- Thurgau, Island grown strawberry and raspberry wines, seasonally. Grapevine cuttings, wreaths, and wine related antiques for sale. Wine glass museum. Garden with picnic area. Open Wednesday through Sunday, noon till 5:00 p.m. Wine-growers’ tour Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Sorry no credit cards accepted! 8. Barnabee Farm Inc. Barb Eddy 8545 Fletcher Bay Road Tel: (206) 842-6492 Boarding; covered and outdoor riding areas; pastures turn-out; instruction for both horse and rider, specializing in dressage. No rentals. 9. Butler Green Farms Amy Kuhl and Brian MacWhorter 8449 Lovgreen Road Tel: (360) 697-8446 Certified organic produce: corn, cucumbers, lettuce and mixed greens, leeks, onions, sugar snap peas, beans, beets, tomatoes, sweet peppers, basil, zucchini, squash, pumpkins, apples, pears, plums, herbs, fresh flowers, and eggs. Available at local restaurants, Town and Country Thriftway, the Farmers’ Market, and through the CSA program. 10. Corpuz Farm Stand Ida Corpuz Highway 305 Local berries and produce in season. 11. Countryman’s Stables Rick and Kathy Countryman 5349 MacDonald Road Tel: (206) 842-1408 Boarding, hunter/jumper style lesions, show barn. 12. Coyote Farm Bamboo Ilgvar Daga 9203 Mandus Olsen Road Tel: (206) 842-7098 Bamboo root stock for landscaping, bamboo food shoots, and bare-root stock November-April. Available at the farm by appointment and at the Farmers’ Market. 13. D.A.M. Ranch Ann Morse 10175 Torvanger Road NE Tel: (206) 780- 6953 E-mail: email@example.com Locker lambs, registered Suffolk sheep, Black Angus beef, fresh turkeys for the holidays, peacocks, English call ducks, fresh eggs when the ladies under cross their legs for the spring and start to lay again at which point eggs will be $200 a dozen to cover the cost of winter feed (just kidding), fresh cut and dried flowers, basil if the gods let the sun shine, and a variety of other stuff. Please call before visiting. 14. Eagle Herb Gardens Patti Erickson 5276 Taylor Avenue Tel: (206) 842-7284 Medicinal and culinary herbs and perennials, grown sustainably without pesticides. Available at the Farmer’s Market and the green house. Please call before visiting. 15. Frog Rock Lavender Farm Sheila and Greg Kent 14414 Madison Avenue NE Tel: (206) 842-8761 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fresh lavender and lavender related products. Available mid-June to mid-September. 16. Island Grown Farm Danny Rodriguez 6677 Kojima Road Tel: (206) 842-6911 Ever bearing strawberries (available July through October), eggs from free-range hens, tomatoes, corn, squash, sunflowers, and dahlias, in season. 17. Ellefson’s Farm Cynthia Ellefson Tel: (206) 842-6859 U-pick and pre-cut lavender, mid-June through July. Dried lavender and lavender sachets available in limited quantities throughout the year. Please call to visit the farm. 18. Faylee Greenhouses Herman and Elizabeth Vroom 7388 Sportsman’s Club Road Tel: (206) 842-4489 E-mail: email@example.com This specialized, seasonal nursery offers approximately 200 different plants suitable for container gardens, as well as hanging baskets in a variety of colors, floral combinations, and sizes, from 10” pulp baskets up to 24” in diameter. New for 2002 will be landscape maintenance and small installations by Faylee Landscaping. 19. Footloose Farm Darrah Cole Tel: (360) 297-8906 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Certified organic produce, including specialty and heirloom vegetable, lettuces, kales, chard, broccoli, beans, carrots, beets, peas, tomatoes, leeks summer and winter squash, and potatoes, as well as strawberries and apples in limited quantities. Also available: spring and fall vegetable seedlings. Available at the Farmers’ Market. 20. Grandma’s Tree Farm Tom Coutlas 9490 New Brooklyn Road Tel: (206) 842-6868 Noble, grand, and Douglas firs; U-cut Christmas trees, available seasonally weekdays, 1:00 till 4:00 p.m.; weekends 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. 21. Harmony Acres Mary and Jim Harmon 6852 New Brooklyn Road Tel: (206) 842-9672 E-mail: email@example.com Flowers, salad greens, vegetables, herbs, and berries, grown sustainably without pesticides. Greens available through a CSA program. Other produce for sale at the farm May through September, Wednesdays through Fridays, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (when the sigh is out on New Brooklyn Road). Holly boughs and wreaths available Thanksgiving till Christmas. Home-spun llama yarn and knitted goods available year around. 22. Haven Farm Mollie Bogardus 13401 Highway 305 Tel: (206) 842-0431/ 842-7776 Equestrian center: boarding, training lessons in hunter/jumper style, sales, show barn. Lesson horses available. Adjacent to Saddle Club and trails. 23. Island Dahlias Wes Carter 7204 Baker Hill Road West Tel: (206) 842-3405 U-pick cut flowers from August 15 until the first hard frost. Eighty varieties. Bulb sales from April 15 through June 15, 9:00 a.m. till dark daily. 24. Island Center Cutting Garden Chris and Arianne Llewellyn 8926 Miller Road Tel: (206) 842-4552 Fresh bouquet and cut flowers available at Town and Country Thriftway, by special order, and at the garden. Drop-ins are welcome. 25. Island Holly Farm Gordon and Christine Wilson 11054 Madison Avenue North Tel: (206) 842-6116 or (888) 404-6116 Holly trees wreaths, sprays, and noble fir wreaths. Thanksgiving through Christmas, Monday through Friday noon to 5:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., ship all over the U.S. U-cut flowers and bouquets in summer and fall. Stop by the stand on Madison Avenue for flowers and information. 26. Laughing Crow Farm Betsey Wittick 8997 Day Road East Tel: (206) 842-3516 Specialty garlic (18 varieties), heirloom potatoes (over 15 varieties), garlic braids, onions, shallots, peppers, broccoli, and flowers, all grown sustainably without pesticides with help of Betsey’s Belgian draft horse, Samantha. Available at the Farmer’s Market, the Day Road farm stand, and directly from the farm. Call firs, please. Horse-drawn wagon rides also available. 27. Laughing Tree Farm Stair Dickerman 10065 NE Roberts Road Tel: (206) 842-1333 Pumpkin patch, garden art, and garlic. Please call before visiting. 28. Leapfrog Farm Christine Tressel and Andrzej Babij 26079 Tytler Road Poulsbo, WA 98370 Tel: (360) 779-6812 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Located north of Poulsbo proper on a restored farm, first founded in 1911, Leapfrog Farm produces a wide variety of vegetables, including produces a wide variety of vegetable including, salad greens, beans, peas, root crops, brassicas, garlic, shallots, corn, tomatoes, and cut flowers. Available in season at the Farmers’ Market of the farm. Please call before visiting. 29. Lindsey’s Christmas Tree Farm 8792 Day Road East Open 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday in December. 30. M & E Tree Farm Mickey McMullen Lovgreen Road East and Charles Place North Tel: (206) 842-3276 A variety of U-cut trees Thanksgiving to Christmas, 10:00 a.m. till dark. 31. Meadow Farm Krista Martin Tel: (206) 842-2804 Dahlias and other cut flowers, dahlia tubers, culinary and tea herbs, and native plants. Please call for information. 32. Minnie Almojuela 8600 Lovgreen Road Tel: (206) 780-9075 Shallots, sugar peas, corn, garlic, and raspberries. Available at Town and Country Thriftway. 33. Ocean Sky Farm Suzy Cook and Art Biggert 5191 Taylor Avenue NE Tel: 9 206) 842-7431 Web site: oceanskyfarm.com Produce and herbs grown using sustainable farming methods. Produce and culinary herbs are distributed through a CSA program, at the farm. The medicinal herbs are processed into body care products, including soap and skin creams, which are available at the Farmers’ Market, various retail stores, mail order, and at the farm, by appointment. 34. Park Arabians Saradel and Bud Parker 5524 Lynwood Center Road Tel: (206) 842 7329 Polish and Crabett Arabian horses, breeding, lesions, showing, and sales. 35. Persephone Farm Rebecca Slattery Tel: (360) 297-1877 Oldest CSA program on the island. Produce grown sustainably without pesticides. Flowers, salad greens, tomatoes, peppers, basil, peas, green beans, cucumbers, carrots, beets, spinach, garlic and onions, potatoes, Jerusalem artichokes, kohlrabi, turnips, parsnips, summer and winter squash, radishes, cauliflower, broccoli, and cabbage, herbs gourds and pumpkins, and blueberries. Cut flowers, and flowers for special occasions. Persephone Farm offers educational gardening programs and takes students and adult apprentices. Call for information. 36. Port Madison Farm Steve and Beverly Phillips 15015 Sunrise Drive Tel: (206) 842-4125 Grade A goat dairy. Milk, cheese, and yogurt. Available at local stores and farmers’ markets. 37. Suyematsu Farm Akio Suyematsu 13610 Manzanita Road and 9227 Day Road Tel: (206) 842-4388 Farm stand on Day Road open for raspberries in July and U-pick pumpkins in October. Also squash, gourds, and ornamental corn. Raspberries available at Town and Country Thiftway. Nursery trees available in March and October. U-pick and ready-cut Christmas trees from Thanksgiving through Christmas at the Manzanita Road farm. 38. Suzanne’s Garden Suzanne Selfors Port Madison E-mail: email@example.com Floral and herbal bouquets, seasonal produce, fruit, herbs, plants, and eggs. Available at the Farmers’ Market. 39. Tell-A-Tale Farm Annette Stollman Tel: (206) 842-8057 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Registered Shetland sheep and Shetland cross breeds, hand-spinning fleeces, hand-spun yarn, socks, hats, and shawls. Available at the farm. Visitors welcome, but please call or e-mail first. 40. The Triple L Circle Bee Ranch Lane and Lindy Lindberg 11440 Olympic Terrace NE Tel: (206) 842-1210 Natural raw honey and pollen, from Bainbridge bees, available at the Farmers’ Market and the ranch. Yellowjacket, bee, and wasp removal by appointment. 41. Tony and Betty Oligario 5448 Lynwood Center Rd. Tel: (206) 842-5347 Strawberries, raspberries, peas, and beans available at Town and Country Thriftway and Poulsbo Market. 42. Vinewreath Farm Angie Bickerton 7290 Manual Road Tel: (206) 842-6025 Produce, grown sustainably without pesticides, and flowers in season. Homemade herbal soaps and creams. Fine farm products. Available at the farm in season. Please call for information. 43. Whitehorn Farm Janet Grunbok 7130 NE Day Road Tel: (206) 842-6724 Web site: whitehorfarm.com Equestrian center specializing in dressage training experience from beginner to Grand Prix, USDF-certified instructor, training through the 4 th level. Premium, young warm blood stock for sale. 44. White Goose and Gorse Farm Irmgard Brabo 9180 Holly Farm Lane (off New Brooklyn Road) Tel: (206) 842-6724 Cut flowers, herbs, and ornamentals, rare perennials, native plants, trees, shrubs, and dried and fresh flowers. Also goose eggs from March to May. Sachets, wreaths, holly and swags in winter. Sold from the farm (follow signs). Open weekends spring through fall. 45. Willow Brook Farm Dottie Parcheski and Mike Ryherd 12600 Miller Road NE Tel: (206) 842-8034 Web site: willowbrookfarm. Com This permanently protected farm, located just off highway 305 and Day Road, is open Sundays throughout the summer September. The farm stand features certified organic fruits and vegetable, herbs, floral bouquets, seeds, herbal and berry vinegar, and local raw honey. Visit the barn to meet Willowbrook’s five miniature horses. The farm also offers a Bed and Breakfast Cottage, open year around. 46. Nellie Winney McDonald Road Tomatoes, zucchini, potatoes, and corn. Available at Town and Country Thrift way.
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