Business briefs — Dec. 15, 2021

New owners at The Farm

The Farm, 1701 Sequim-Dungeness Way, announced last week it will be under new ownership. The Byrne Family — Jenna, Justin, Nora and Teagan — will be taking over operations on or near Friday, Dec. 17.

Jenna and Justin are familiar with the Northwest, having worked 10 years for Boeing. They’ve spent the past five years traveling, gaining experience and knowledge on other farms, and starting their own business.

The family plans to keep The Farm’s chickens and have plans to expand operations.

Fleurish Lavender scores gold

Susan and Doug Fahlgren, Fleurish Lavender of Lost Mountain, received both Gold and Silver Awards of Excellence for multiple distillations of their farm’s 2021 Lavender Essential Oil varieties. Winning the two gold were the distillations of their 2021 Riverina Thomas and 2021 Super varieties. The Silver Award of Excellence was received for the distillation of their Grosso variety. The International Judging of 2021 Lavender Essential Oils was conducted by Lavender Sommelier and included entries from the US and abroad.

Their award-winning, farm-distilled, pure lavender essential oils and hand-crafted products are available for purchase through their website with pick-up or shipping options available. Their website is: and email is

Editor’s note: Last week’s edition included incomplete information about Fleurish Lavender of Lost Mountain’s awards. — MD