Tag: Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)

Community Grants Cycle Awards Record $561,492 in Local Grants

BCF signBainbridge Community Foundation’s 2022 Community Grants Cycle (CGC) awarded a record-setting amount of $561,492 in grants to local nonprofits, which greatly exceeds the previous high mark of $507,313 awarded in 2020. Not only was BCF proud to award these grants, …

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

Observatory Founders - Edwin E. Ritchie - John H. Rudolph - Mac GardinerIn 1992, three not-so-amateurish astronomers, Edwin E. Ritchie, John H. Rudolph and Mac Gardiner founded the Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA), named for the location in which the group met at Battle Point Park. Although we definitely have our share …

The Bainbridge Island Native Food Forest – Open and Free to All – Join Friends of the Farms and their partners for the May Day 2022 work party!

Bainbridge Food Forest logoThe Bainbridge Island Native Food Forest is located on 13-acres of land at the end of Charles Place NE (off of NE Lovgreen Road). Once part of the Suyematsu family farmstead, where strawberries were grown, it was eventually sold and …

The Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce Renovation – A Community Project

Chamber offices pre-renovation - photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of CommerceIf you’ve wandered past the Chamber of Commerce office on Winslow Way or popped in to do business at the Licensing Desk in the last several months, you’ve probably noticed a few changes. Furniture moving around, walls coming down, new …

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