Our favorite kind of tour! One day farm tour traveling anywhere from 10­-50 miles via bicycle. Exploring organic and certified naturally grown farms, Georgia Food Tours’ Agro Cycle Tours explore the path your food makes from farm to table.



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AGRO CYCLE TOUR 

2015 Dates:

  • Saturday, March 28, 2015 near Athens, GA
  • Summer 2015 TBA
  • Fall 2015 TBA

Saturday, March 28, 2015             

Choose a 10 mile (10:30am-1pm) or 30 mile (8am-1pm) route visiting:

Tour Pricing:

  • Adult Cycle Tour + Lunch: $38/$34 pre-purchase, $43 day-of purchase.
  • Student Cycle Tour + Lunch: $28/$24 (student rate available for pre-purchase only)
  • Children (7-12 years old) Cycle Tour + Lunch: $18/$14, $20 day-of purchase
  • Children 6 yrs & under are free to all portions of the event! 

Q&A:

Do we need to bring our own bicycle? Yes! This tour is BYOB(bicycle). Please also bring your helmet. We do not have bicycle or helmet rental available on-site. To inquire about bicycle rentals, contact Georgia Cycle Sport in Athens ASAP to reserve your bicycle. Make sure to tell them you are specifically renting a bike for the Agro Cycle Tour.

What is included in my ticket purchase? Your ticket purchase includes tastes at each farm, lunch by Home.Made Catering at 3 Porch Farm, plus the expertise of our SAG wagon from Georgia Cycle Sport. We also donate a portion of your ticket purchase to each farm on tour and Georgia Bikes! to help support their operations. 

Where do we park? For all routes, this tour begins at Watson Mill Bridge State Park: 650 Watson Mill Road, Comer, GA 30629. Follow signs for Agro Cycle Tour parking within the park.

When does day-of registration begin? 

  • For those participating in the 30 mile tour route, Day-of registration and check-in begins at 7:15am near the event parking at Watson Mill Bridge Park (follow the signs). Tour begins promptly at 8am.

  • For those participating in the 10 mile route, day-of registration & check-in begins at 10am near the event parking at Watson Mill Bridge Park (follow the signs). Tour beginning promptly at 10:30am.

Do we need cash? Please bring cash or check to purchase day-of tour tickets and produce from the farmers on tour.

Is there a map of the route available? Yes, we will have a tour route map available on this web page by March 1, 2015.

I don't cycle. Can I drive my car to the farms? Sure! If you have a small child or non-cyclists in your group and would like to drive your car from farm-to-farm, this is no problem.


 

Watson Mill Bridge State Park location shown on map above.'


Monroe, GA Agro Cycle Tour (2015 Date TBA)

Choose a 35 mile or 45 mile tour route visiting:


If you appreciate locally grown food and enjoy cycling, an Agro Cycle Tour is for you! My husband and I did the September tour, which visited three farms in the Monroe area...Lunch was served at a historic homestead, a wonderful finale to a very fun and educational day.
— -Betty Jean, Agro Cycle Tour Participant (Trip Advisor)
Had a fabulous time biking between 3 Athens-area farms. Enjoyed biking with friends and meeting new people while learning about organic farming and tasting yummy produce from each farm! Highly recommend this adventure! Great price, great fun!
— -Cynthea, Agro Cycle Tour Participant (Trip Advisor)
Mary Charles’s bicycle farm tour is a must do for anyone interested in humane and organic farming. A well organized safe outing for family or party of one. Mary Charles caters to her people leaving out nothing.
— -Gina, Agro Cycle Tour Participant (Trip Advisor)
Great time visiting local organic farm and learning how these farmers are so important for the future of farming. Great food and enjoyed the bike ride. Always felt safe and had excellent back up. wonderful people. the organizers and the people - very friendly! I recommend this tour and will be back for another one!
— -MCJ, Agro Cycle Tour Participant (Trip Advisor)

Watch our Spring 2014 Agro Cycle Tour video above to see what everyone is talking about!


FARMeander Weekend 

Georgia Food Tours is planning a farm our weekend around the wonderful farms near Madison, GA. We are still in the planning stages of this event. If you would like to learn more about FARMeander Weekend, please email us at Eat@GeorgiaFoodTours.com. FARMeander Weekend is a partnership between Georgia Food Tours and the Madison-Morgan Conservancy.