Enjoy A Farm and Field Bike Tour

Gathering Ground is hosting its fourth annual Island Farm and Field Bike Tour — History Edition. It will take place on Friday June 28 at 9 am. This unique event celebrates the island’s rich agricultural heritage as well as provides a behind the scenes look at the farms working today to provide fresh and local products to the community. 

Participants will embark on a scenic journey through seven sites around the Island. Led by knowledgeable guides, attendees will have the opportunity to hear stories from farmers and residents, gaining valuable insights into the island’s agricultural practices, both historical and contemporary. As well as enjoy a lunch catered by Jackson Harbor Soup and Hoot Blossom Farm. Attendees will also have the chance to savor the flavors of Island Orchard Cider during a special cider tasting session. Vegetarian and gluten free options will be available as well. 

“We’re excited to offer attendees a firsthand experience of the island’s vibrant agricultural landscape,” said Alessandra Rolffs, Executive Director at Gathering Ground. “Through events like the Island Farm and Field Bike Tour, we aim to raise awareness about the importance of sustainable agriculture while showcasing the beauty of our island’s farming heritage.”

For those in need of e-Bikes, Island Adventure Company offers rentals. With only 45 tickets available, spaces are limited. Interested individuals are encouraged to register as soon as possible to secure their spot for this unforgettable experience.

Tickets can be purchased at gatheringgroundwi.org