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MARQUETTE COUNTY -- The regional bicycle touring company, RadTour, will be joining forces this year with the Partridge Creek Farm to bring you a Harvest Festival like none other.
RadTour organizes the bike ride so that folks can connect with and learn from local farmers. The ride is a culinary adventure pairing stops en-route with local chef serving up delicious seasonal tastings. Riders enjoy
tastings while touring the farm in the company of friends.
The bicycle tour is a great opportunity to bike alongside folks who believe in supporting the farmers who are growing the real food revolution. The 35 mile route traverses the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, starting and ending in Downtown Marquette.
Bicyclists will get to join the party at the Harvest Festival for food, live music, activities, and garden tours. This is a friendly-yet-adventurous ride will head west to Ishpeming stopping for handcrafted beverages en-route.
It starts at The Flying Moose in Marquette on Sunday, August 27th. There's a 10 a.m. check-in at The Flying Moose and bikes roll at 11 in the morning.
The cost is $45 for Earlybird tickets. They're available for purchase at RadTourBikeRide.com; Bring a light
colored cotton garment for on-site screen printing!
“We hope to empower and motivate riders to bike for short trips and eat local food after the event is
over”, said Audrey Wiedemeier, Director of RadTour. “This is a funky day of bicycling the countryside
and dining al fresco. We get to connect with our community of local farmers and chef on a deeper level
and hope to engender long-term economic vitality.”
Featured destinations and chefs include: The Flying Moose, Chef Pamela Perkins of Rare Earth Foods,
Blackrocks Brewery, Partridge Creek Farm, Chef Alex Palzewicz, Cognition Brewery, DIGS gastropub,
and many more.