Bainbridge Island Farms by maclaren1


									                                 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
         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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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:
    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
    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
    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
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:
    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

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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