Bouma Post Yards (BPY) started by accident, sixty years ago. Founders Harold and Johanna Bouma needed some posts for their property, and had to drive several hours to buy them. The area where they live in Montana has plenty of trees – wind-warped pines and water-logged cottonwoods – but not many that make good fence poles.
Before Harold could get the fence built, his neighbors, having spotted the posts sitting out near the road, stopped by asking to purchase the whole load. So he sold it. Continue reading “Bouma Post Yards – 60th anniversary re-branding”