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Pedal through the Burlington County Farm Belt

September 7, 2013


TDF ridersThe South Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council invites you to get to "Know Your Farmer and Know your Food" while having fun and improving your health by participating in the Sixth Annual SJRC&D Tour des Farms.

Pedal through some of New Jersey's most beautiful farmland. Get to know the diversity of Jersey's agricultural production and shop for local produce as you ride. (We will gladly pick up your purchases and deliver them back to the starting point for you.) View some of the many farms preserved forever through the Burlington County Farmland Preservation Program.

Ride options include a 16 mile route; a 29 mile route; and a 54 mile route. Stops along the way include a cranberry farm, vegetable farms, pick it yourself orchards, nurseries, an organic farm, an alpaca farm, and a community supported agriculture farm.

Proceeds from the sixth annual ride will fund the Farming for the Future Mini Grant Program. The South Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council (SJRC&D), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and improving the natural resources of South Jersey.

 

Think Globally. Eat locally.   —  Support your local farms!

 


The Routes

Three routes are available to lead you on a scenic tour of some of South Jersey’s most beautiful and productive farmland. Stop at local farms and get to know the diversity of South Jersey’s agricultural production. You can shop for local produce as you ride and we will pick up your purchases and deliver them back to the starting point.

 

The Starting Point

Jack Allen MuseumJersey Tour des Farms will begin 8:00 AM on September 8, 2012. Registration will be at The Jack Allen Memorial Early Country Living Museum located on Landing Road in Vincentown, New Jersey.

Refreshments will be available from 8:00 — 9:30 AM. Cue sheets will also be provided at registration.

Additionally each route will be marked. Farm Bucks will be distributed during registration. Please check out the displays from folks who love this region. Participants are welcome to begin their ride after completing registration.

Please visit the museum!

Directions:  From Route 206 (North or South) go west at the light on Pemberton Road (Route 616). Take the first left onto Main Street Vincentown (distance ½ mile). Take your first right onto Church Road. (distance ¼ mile). Take your first right onto Landing Road. (distance ¼ mile) Proceed 1 mile. The Jack Allen Memorial Early Country Living Museum is on your right.

Maps to the Museum

 

Farm Bucks


Farm Bucks

Each participant will receive five Farm Bucks at the time of registration.  Farm Bucks may be redeemed at all farm stops
on the day of the event only.

 

 

 

 


Registration Fee

Before the event

Single Person: $45
Couple Rate: $70

Day of Event

Single Person: $50
Couple Rate: $80

Registration

Register at www.active.com

 

Please note

You must wear a helmet. Includes children in trailers.

You must be age 12 or older.

You must follow the rules of the road as you share the road with motorists.

NJ Bicycle Laws More

You must sign a release form at sign-in.

Please print and sign the form and bring to registration - Waiver Form

Trailers must be used per manufacturer's specifications.

You are encouraged to carry water bottle(s).

Rain date: Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 8am. Revisit website or call 609-613-5573

The Event is limited to the first 350 entries.

 

 
 
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