2nd annual Pedal to Plate farm to table bicycle event


Will Bike for Food. Join Madison County farmers for the 2nd Annual Pedal to Plate bike to table event in Madison County. The cycle tour offers 33 challenging miles, over 2,600 ft of climbing and 5 farm tours & a farm to table dinner at Root Bottom Farm.

 Madison County, NC Sunday, September 17, 2017.

Riders meets at Root Bottom Farm between 9:00-10:00am. Ride starts at 10am and should take about 3 hours plus farm stops.  Appetizers and 3:00 meal to follow back at Root Bottom Farm. Meal is 100% local and will showcase the farms on the tour.

Tickets are $75 and includes dinner, farm tours, swag bag and refreshments. Limited bike only (does not include dinner) are also available.

Visit our store or click here to buy tickets. Spots are limited. Must have ticket to attend. Rain or shine. Refunds are only given two weeks prior to the event. If the farm has to reschedule for any reason, a ticket credit for another event will be given.

Bike riders start and stop at Root Bottom Farm in Marshall and travel a set 33 mile loop (approximately a three hour bike ride without stops) encompassing six Madison County Farms. East Fork Farm, Farmers Hands, Wendy Town Farms, Double Tree Farm and Root Bottom Farm will participate in this year's event. There will be signs and volunteers along the route to help riders.

Participating farms will host a farm tour (or self guided tour) and a farm stand for sales and samples. All farmers and riders return to Root Bottom Farm for a 100% local meal created by Asheville chef Dava Melton with Blessed to Cook and Pedal to Plate farmer and chef  Sebastiaan Zijp with The Farmer's Hands. The buffet style farm dinner is included in the ticket price.

Not a biker? Root Bottom Farm also has a farm to table dinner this summer August 5 at 6:00 PM. Tickets available on our website store.

The Farmer's Hands also offers Farm to Table dinners this summer featuring the culinary skills of professional chef turned homesteader, Sebastiaan Zijp. Visit for more information and dates.