Tour des Farms Bike Ride Along the Shoreline in Branford and Guilford, 9a-2p
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This wonderful annual event will begin and end at Bishop’s Orchards
Farm Market, 1355 Boston Post Rd in Guilford, CT
ONLINE Registration is Available NOW at BikeReg.Com
The Tour des Farms is a 16-mile leisure bike ride appropriate for families and most riders over age 12.
The tour will begin and end at Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market, and include stops at:
Medlyn’s Farm, 710 Leetes Island Rd, Branford
Medeira Park at the beach in Stony Creek, Branford
Barns of Century Farm (established in 1639), 616 Leete’s Island Rd, Guilford-
Hosted by owners Bill and Nancy Leete
Hosted by owner Tom Pinchbeck
Medad’s Stone Tavern, 197 Three Mile Course, Guilford
Hosted by Pat Lovelace, Museum Director, Guilford Keeping Society
A Connecticut musician will perform at each stop along the tour.
On-site registration starts at 9:00 am on the day of the event.
Before the ride begins at 9:30 am, you’ll be welcomed by live music an orientation to the day’s events.
With a leisurely ride, you can be back at Bishop’s by 2 PM, or you can linger on the grounds at Medad’s historic tavern and museum.
We will ride rain or shine.
- All riders must bring and wear their own helmets.
- Riders under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
- The standard U.S.A. Cycle Association waiver must be signed for each rider on the day of the event.
Prices increase the day of the event.
Proceeds from the Tour des Farms will support a FREE Folk Festival and Green Expo presented by CT Folk on Saturday, Sept. 8 in New Haven’s Edgerton Park.
If you’d like to be on the email list for Tour des Farms 2012, send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that Barberry Hill Farm on Route 1 in Madison is hosting a series of Dinners at the Farm on August 4, 9, 10, 11 and 12. More information is available at www.dinnersatthefarm.com.
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