FarmCycle — a Culinary Bicycle Ride to Local Farms

Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 8:30am

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Farm Cycle 2018 presented by the Iowa City Bike Library.

Benefitting the Bike Library. Join us for a day of bicycling local farms, food and ferments.

CHECK-IN FROM 8:30-9:30am

Start: Iowa City Bike Library

  • Start with breakfast and coffee
  • Each stop is pair with a local chef serving-up seasonal food
  • Signed routes:
  1. 14-mi Cherry Tomato Route

  2. 22-mi Kale Yea! Route

  3. 40mi Beet-it-Up Route

Johnson County Historic Poor Farm

Featuring Global Food Project & GROW: Johnson County

We will be celebrating JCHPF Discovery Day alongside many other farm guest.

Feature Chefs are Chef Fatima, Chef Sean from Big Grove Brewery + more TBA

Muddy Miss Farms

Organic Community Supported Agriculture

Featuring Superhero Farmer Shanti Sellz & Andrew Roers

Walker Homestead

A farmer's table, garden, orchard, vineyard, & pasture playground

Featuring Rockstar Chef Chris Grebner and Superhero Farmers Kristy and Bob Walker

End: Big Grove Brewery Taproom

Post-Ride-Fiesta featuring BGB craft brew

Rockstar Chef tasting

The Bike Library's mission is to get more people in Johnson County biking. If you love what the Bike Library does, please consider making a scholarship donation in addition to your ticket so we can offer Farm Cycle scholarships and continue to fulfill our mission of getting more people in Johnson County on bicycles.

What you get: A full day of signed bike routes-there are 3 to choose from, breakfast, lunch stops, farm tours, water and beverages, plus a post-ride-fiesta at Big Grove Brewery. Bike out to the farms, meet your local farmers and take a tour, eat and drink delicous local food and craft beverages. Student ticket prices and kids 12 and under are free.

Your charitable contribution less the fair market value of $35-$50 per ticket may be tax-deductable as allowed by law. Bike Library Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. This celebration aims to contribute momentum to the community bike culture and the local food movement. Thank you for your support and helping us in our mission to get more people in Johnson County on bicycles.


Tix here:

Iowa City Bike Library

700 S Dubuque St.
Iowa City, IA 52240

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