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Supporting Local Farms.

Advocating for Local Food.

Cultivating Community.

Friends Of The Farms promotes an environment on Bainbridge Island where local agriculture can flourish by managing 60 acres of publicly owned farmland, providing affordable housing for farm interns, connecting farmers with landowners for affordable farmland, and advocating the community-wide social and economic value of local farms and food.
Farmer on Bainbrige Island photo


Edible Garden Tour


Whether you've never touched a spade before or have been gardening for years, Friends of the Farms and Bainbridge Prepares invite you to meet four inspiring food gardeners in their own gardens. Learn how to grow more of your own food while enjoying interesting, beautiful, productive spaces. We'll meet at Bethany Lutheran Church parking lot to travel together by bus for this relaxing and inspiring tour.

  • Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Time: 8:45 to 1:30pm
  • Meeting location: Bethan Lutheran Church parking lot. 7968 Finch Rd NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Tani Creek with Baby Goat photo


Bainbridge Food Forest: Creating, Growing, Together!

We are in the conceptual stages for a remarkable, edibly diverse and sustainable park; a food forest! Volunteers, experts and visionarys are moving forward to make this a reality. This is a joint venture between Friends of the Farms and Bainbridge Prepares. Building resilience in our community by leveraging regenerative farming practices to improve soils, protect watersheds and build habitats for native species.
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farmer feeding pigs photo


Field-to-Fork Fundraising Dinner at Heyday Farm

July 13

Enjoy a seasonal meal by Heyday's renowned chef Tad Mitsui that celebrates the best of summer's bounty. Raise the paddle, or bid during the auction to support local agriculture. Saturday July 13, 5:30pm JOIN US Heyday Farm 4370 Old Mill Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 Directions and Map


Volunteer Work Party!

This Saturday!

  • When - Saturday, June 20th
  • Where - Johnson Farm - Twin Lakes Road
  • Our lovely barns at Johnson Farm need a spruce up. Come join us in painting and a bit of general maintenance for the two barns at the farm. Wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on and close toed shoes. We'll provide the tools, paint, snacks and coffee!
    We’ll provide the tools, paint, snacks and coffee!

  • What to Bring - Please wear closed toed, comfortable, and sturdy shoes. Wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on.
  • You can reach out to with any questions.
There will be tasks for all ages!