Someday Spring will arrive. Today (3/22/18) is seems like old man winter is on his last gasp for the year. A rain and snow mix feel on the farm, only briefly. It didn’t not frost overnight even thought it was a clear night. Has the last frosty night come and gone? My internal almanac hopes […]
The old Foss farm came with a great old dairy barn. We keep our dairy goat herd in the barn. However, the barn needs a preservation project. The barn needs about $30,000 in work if it to remain standing. We have been award a Heritage Barn Initiative Grant. These grants require a 50% match so […]
We have a new farm stand, not quite finished, it is open for business during daylight hours. The farm stand does feature a reach in cooler and a self serve pay box. Exact change only please. Built as a community effort the post are made of split Cedar. Our neighbor Jacob Foss donated the 3, […]
The “Carlson Barn” on the “Old Foss Farm” @ “The Smithshyre” is officially listed by Washington State’s Department of Architecture and Historic Preservation as a Heritage Barn. What does this mean for the barn, it has protected status. We are now eligible to apply for a grant to preserve the barn. We are very excited […]
We at The Smithshyre love the history we were blessed to buy into. We have applied to have our 1930’s barn register as a Heritage Barn. If we make the listing we will be eligible for a grant to preserve the barn. Here is part of the application. The Carlson’s and later the Foss’ made […]
Dear friends of the Shyre – you have done it! We are finalist in the Kitsap Bank’s edg3 FUND! The next step will be a presentation event on Thursday, November 12th at The Kitsap Conference Center at Harborside, 100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton, WA. Networking starts at 5:30. Presentations start at 6:15 with the winner announced […]
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We are sad to announce our farm stand was thieved again. That is now twice in as many weeks. In response we have moved it slightly so that we can see it from our house. We will no longer keep change available; please come with exact change we regret any inconvenience this may cause.