4th Annual Pedal to Plate
Sunday September 8, 2019 9 AM Marshall, NC
Madison County’s premier bike to farm to table event. The popular cycle tour offers 35 beautiful paved back road miles (+extra challenge loops), farm tours & a local farm to table dinner at Root Bottom Farm. Vegetables and farm products are for sale on the tour and at Root Bottom Farm.
Tickets are $75 and includes farm tours, snacks on the route, appetizers, dinner, swag and refreshments.
Must have ticket to attend.
Rain or shine. No refunds are given for this event. You can have someone ride for you if you can’t make it.
Limited bike only tickets available. RIDE ONLY tickets do not include dinner.
Sunday September 8, 2019 // CHECK IN : 8:30-9:30 AM
Ride typically takes 3+ hours without stops. Appetizers start at 3:00 and Dinner starts at 4:00 pm.
Participating farms (Root Bottom Farm, The Farmer’s Hands, East Fork Farm, Floating Leaf Family Farm & TBA) will host a farm tour (or self guided tour) and a farm stand for sales and samples.
All riders return to Root Bottom Farm for an amazing local meal created by Asheville chef Dava Melton with Blessed to Cook & Sebastiaan Zijp with The Farmer’s Hands. Appetizers begin at 3:00 and dinner is at 4:00. The buffet style farm dinner is included in the ticket price.
2019 ROUTE INFORMATION:
ROUTE : 35.5 mi route Total ascent of 3333.44 ft and has a maximum elevation of 2,659.02 ft.
(Optional) CHALLENGE ROUTES: 46.66 mi route Total ascent of 4451.38 ft and has a maximum elevation of 2,659.02 ft.
*** Road bikes are best for this paved back road bike route. Some gravel and or grass walking at farms. Cleat covers or extra shoes encouraged for farm tours. Grass can be wet in the morning at Root Bottom Farm (the first tour & parking), so think about changing into your biking shoes after the morning tour. Helmets required for ride.