Tony Avis is a local custom hay farmer that grew up in Franklin.

The business has been in the community for 60 years; it’s where all the locals always hungout. When the original owners retired, Tony didn’t want to see that tradition end so he took it over.

Tony Avis


    Tony is a local of Franklin.  He runs a custom hay service and is the resident maintenance man for Hay Tone's.  The name of the bar came from his license plate and everyone who sees him always says "Hey Tone!"

    Chanty Barnhardt

    Bar Manager

      Chanty is a native of Galt since 1975, but the majority of her family is from Lodi.  She has two adult sons.  She sold warehouse equipment for most of her professional career, but always had a bar tending gig on the side.  She loves her new community of Franklin.

      Mandy Maiva


        Amanda has been with Hay Tone's since 2014.  She is a 5th generation native of the Sacramento River Delta.  One of her favorite things about working at Hay Tone's is hearing the rich history about the town of Franklin by all of the faithful patrons.

        Jamie Chapin

        Lead Beertender

          Jamie is our day girl and lead.  She handles all the ordering and keeps this place in line.  She has 3 very active kids and a busy life.  We are very lucky to have her.

          Laura Carrillo


            Laura is our crazy girl from LA.  She has a son and a daughter and is a very talented graphic designer.