Historic preservation and restoration

Our historic barn went through a large restoration to help breathe more life into this beautiful building for years to come. The restoration design focused on maintaining as many original pieces as possible, while (literally) elevating the barn to serve a multi-functional gathering space for visitors.

June 2017

Farm Purchased

MaryAnn McKenzie purchased farm.

September 2017

Restoration Begins

Restoration of the “red shed” started.

May 2018

Crops Planted

Our first crop of hops was planted on the south side of the farm just off Fish Hatchery Road.

September 2019

Barn Construction

Restoration of the main barn began.

October 2019

Barn Lifted

The entire barn was lifted 22 inches to create more headroom for the first floor library and office space.

November 2019

Foundation Updated

Foundations for our additions including a fully accessible entrance, elevator shaft and our demonstration kitchen and dining area were poured.

The newly restored barn provides multiple spaces available to rent for special events and workshops including a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, library and second story expansive loft.

December 2019

Windows Added

New windows were added to all sides of the second level of the barn, and a section of the floor was removed to create our atrium.

March 2020

Siding Added

New siding was added in the original red color of the barn.

April 2020

Electrical Updated

Electrical and HVAC installed, driveway construction began.

July 2020

Patio Added

Patio poured, landscaping began.

August 2020

Fireplace Installed

Tulikivi Fireplace installed.

September 2020

Doors Opened

Full Occupancy of the renovated space.

multi-functional gathering space

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Learn more about our upcoming events and how to rent our space.