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Ekar's 5th Annual Tour de Farm bike ride
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A 16 mile bike ride from Ekar Farm to Delaney Farm and back along the High Line Canal Bike Path. A fun family ride “through the breadbasket of Denver!!”
“This continues to be a fun, family oriented event that offers folks a great opportunity to explore a few urban farms by bicycle while supporting Ekar’s work.” Explains Aaron Ney, Ekar’s Executive Director. “We get a great turnout from our wide community. This year we are expecting over 125 riders!”
Starting at Ekar, the Tour route will stop at Sprout City Farm at Denver Green School for a tour, then on to Delaney Farm for a break and fresh Palisade peaches, and back to Ekar for grilled Colorado Olathe corn, and live Bluegrass music!
This year, the Tour is proud to be expanding the Lil Farmers Tour - a 5 mile ride with snacks and games at the Lil Farmers Turn-Around in the park at 2.5 miles. Providing a fun 2 Farm Tour for even the youngest riders.
$25 per rider, $70 per family
All proceeds directly benefit Ekar’s programming and donation of produce to Jewish Family Service’s Weinberg Food Pantry.
Ekar Farm is a communal urban farm, inspired by Jewish values. We work to build community, provide experiential and environmental education, and grow sustainably produced fruits and vegetables, expanding access to those in need.
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Ekar Farm and Community Gardens is a communal urban farm, inspired by Jewish values. We work to build community, provide experiential and environmental education, and grow sustainably produced fruits and vegetables, expanding access to those in need.
All proceeds directly benefit Ekar's programming, operations and vegetable donation to Jewish Family Service Weinberg Food Pantry and SAME Cafe.
Ekar has engaged 2,000 community volunteers in growing and giving 30,000 pounds of urban organic vegetables to hunger relief agencies like the Jewish Family Service Weinberg Food Pantry and SAME Cafe feeding 2,500 people a month during our harvest season.