21 Jun 2016

Urban Grown Farm Bike Tour


Visit 5 wonderful Urban Gardens by bike in the Urban Grown Farm Bike Tour. There are great urban gardens and farms not far from Waldo (in fact one is in Waldo!). These farmers are doing great work growing food for our city. Ride your bike and check them out.

The Garden Tour costs $5 and you can buy your ticket at the first garden.
urban grown tour
We will visit:
— KC Tomato on Sleepy Hollow
–Grown in Ivanhoe on Woodland
–Longfellow Farm on 30th ST
–Nile Valley Aquaponics on Wabash
–The Sion Garden on Locust

We will have maps available the day of the ride.

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