Tag: Friends of the Farms Bainbridge Island

Exploring the Oldest, Continuously Farmed Land on Bainbridge Island and Kitsap County – Suyematsu Farm

Suyematsu SignMost people on Bainbridge Island are probably familiar with Suyematsu-Bentryn Farmland, known for their annual pumpkin patch, seasonal berries, dahlias, and of course, located towards the back of the farmland, Bainbridge Vineyards. However, the farm has a vast and storied …

Johnson Farm – More than 100 years of agricultural heritage and community dedication

Pumphouse at Johnson FarmTucked away on Twin Ponds Road, just off of Fletcher Bay Road, you’ll find Johnson Farm, one of Bainbridge’s oldest and most historic working farms. The original 80-acre claim was established in 1888 by Andrew Johnson on the sandy and …

Morales Farm – A remarkable place full of remarkable people!

Morales Farm SignAs you’re driving north on Highway 305, you’ll notice several “hoop” greenhouses at the intersection of 305 and Lovgreen Road, and beyond that, rows and rows of grapes. The 5-acre property known as Morales Farm, is one of Bainbridge Island’s …

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 …

Friends of the Farms – Commitment to Farmland Protection and Creating a Locally Focused Food System

Friends of the Farms logoLast month The Island Wanderer Blog did a feature on Bay Hay and Feed, and while there, I had the pleasure of meeting one of their employees, Tami Meader, who also happens to be on the board of Friends

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