Bloedel Reserve 206-842-7631
7571 NE Dolphin Dr.
An internationally renowned,award-winning public garden whose primary mission is to provide a tranquil and refreshing experience of nature. The Reserve's 150 acres are a unique blend of natural woodlands and beautifully landscaped gardens, including a Japanese Garden, a Moss Garden, and Reflection Pool, and the Bloedel's former estate home. Don't miss this Northwest treasure.
Haiku no Niwa (Haiku Garden)
Corner of High School Rd. and Madison Ave.
The elegant and beautiful Japanese Haiku Garden on the west side of the Bainbridge Public Library, was created by the Bainbridge Island Japanese-American Community as a tribute to their ancestors and gift to the community.
Bainbridge Gardens 206-842-5888
9415 Miller Rd
A family-owned garden center located on a historic site on beautiful Bainbridge Island. The six-acre nursery is well-stocked with large trees, native plants, unusual varieties of shrubs, bonsai, seasonal color, pots and garden art. An on-site cafe open for espresso and lunch, children's play area, plenty of parking and an extensive gift shop make Bainbridge Gardens a popular spot for Islanders and out-of-town guests.
Bay Hay & Feed 206-842-2813
10355 NE Valley Rd
An old-fashioned garden store, nursery, country store and farm supply and feed store. All in one place. Located above Rolling Bay in the northeast part of Bainbridge, Bay Hay & Feed has something for everyone, including gorgeous plants and trees, pet supplies, cups of espresso, books and gift items. Be sure to check out Bay Hay & Feed's famous T-shirts and sweatshirts. You can find them being worn by people all over the country. Maybe even the world.
Bainbridge in Bloom Garden Tour
July 13-15, 2012
Now in its 24th year, the annual self-guided tour is a fundraiser for the Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council. Five or six island gardens are featured, along with lectures, arts & crafts, plant sales. Shuttle buses are available.
Bainbridge Island Blueberry Company
U-pick blueberries and flowers in July/August
Bentryn & Suymatsu Family Farms - East Day Road
Home to the following:
Pumpkins in September and October
Laughing Crow Farm
Vegetables, especially garlic, onions, potatoes
Bainbridge Island Vineyards & Winery 206-842-9463
The island's first winery. Tasting room.
Day Road Farm Stand
Strawberries & raspberries, other produce in season
Bainbridge Island Farmers Market
Every Saturday morning mid-April through October from 9 AM to 1 PM, the Bainbridge Farmers Market offers local produce, meats, dairy & eggs, art, crafts, jewelry and wearables, and an assortment of food ready to eat on the spot. Plus live music and festive family fun. The Winter Market runs from Nov. 21 through Dec. 19 at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church.
Summer Market -- Town Square
Holly Lane Gardens
Working farm with organic vegetable, flower, herbal and orchard gardens, livestock includes llamas, chickens and geese. Bed and breakfast cabin and guest rooms, wedding venue. CSAs available.
Sound Food is dedicated to local food and farming on and around Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Sound Food began with a Sustainable Bainbridge farm mapping project designed to answer the question: “How do I find local food?” As information was, the vision expanded to include community gardens, pea patches, and backyard gardens.
Friends of the Farms
Non-profit organization that manages city-owned farmland and promotes local farming. Annual events include Farm to Table Dinner (August 17, 2012) and the Harvest Fair (September 30, 2012). Throughout the year they offer farm tours and volunteer work parties.
Tour de Coop
July 21, 2012
Annual self-guided tour of island chicken coops benefits Helpline House. Reception follows at Bay Hay & Feed.