The Local Food Cycle is a bicycle ride that encourage riders to celebrate and explore Central Iowa’s farms and natural resources. Come enjoy delicious food by area chefs and learn from some of the best farmers and naturalists Central Iowa has to offer!
Sunday, September 18th, 2016
Registration at 9:00 AM at JAX Outdoor Gear
4723 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50014
$45 before August 26 ($55 After)
$35 for Students before August 26 (show your ID at registration)
*includes a food/drink item at each stop, bike support, live music, and a fun swag item!
After Party at West Towne Pub starts at 3:45 PM with live music from Ruthless Ruth!
This years ride will tour through western Story and eastern Boone Counties. The ride is approximately 45 miles with a stop approximately every 8 miles. We’ll visit three farms around Boone and visit Boone Valley Brewing for beer and pretzels from Salt & Pretzel. From Boone we’ll go to Ledges State Park and Tom’s Ranch in Madrid. Stay for the end of the ride party at West Towne Pub with live music from Ruthless Ruth!
Make sure to keep checking for our final map, updates on stops and food!
Thanks to our SPONSORS: Prairie Rivers of Iowa, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
See you this fall to Ride.Eat.Repeat!