Portfolio: Business Portraits: Bainbridge-Winery-ducey-web

Founders Jo Ann and Gerard Bentryn (center left and right), of Bainbridge Island Vineyards and Winery with Robin Bedony (left) and Betsey Whittick (right). Several farms work on the 40 acre piece of land growing a diversity of crops including lettuce, garlic, beans, squash and potatoes. {quote}We all work cooperatively to create a local food community and culture.{quote} says Whittick.  {quote}Access to land is a challenge for young farmers.{quote} she said and Robin is part of the new generation of farmers, now a working member of Bainbridge Vineyards LLC.  Whittick is in the process of taking over the winery and vineyards operations.

Founders Jo Ann and Gerard Bentryn (center left and right), of Bainbridge Island Vineyards and Winery with Robin Bedony (left) and Betsey Whittick (right). Several farms work on the 40 acre piece of land growing a diversity of crops including lettuce, garlic, beans, squash and potatoes. "We all work cooperatively to create a local food community and culture." says Whittick. "Access to land is a challenge for young farmers." she said and Robin is part of the new generation of farmers, now a working member of Bainbridge Vineyards LLC. Whittick is in the process of taking over the winery and vineyards operations.