Routes and Farms
Here are the main stops. The first three are on the Cherry Tomato route (25mi.) ending at Sand lake. All of them are on the Beet-It-Up route (60mi.) ending at Trumpet Blossom Cafe Registration is required a head of time.
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area Registration and Signin
The lake itself has about 95.5 acres of surface area and the total site is approximately 207 acres. It offers fishing, bird watching, and hiking
Grab some coffee and a pencil fill out your waiver checkin, grab your water bottle and hit the road to breakfast
Our first stop on the ride. We will stop here for breakfast. Part of the Iowa River Water Trail this campground offers river access and camping.
Chef mathew Georges of Griddle Me This
This, hot breakfast foods at the farmer's market. Griddle Me will be dishing out his locally-focused breakfast for riders for a second year in a row.
Muddy Miss and Dirty Face Creek Farms
These farmers are passionate about maintaining biodiversity in agriculture, preserving heirloom crop varieties, and protecting Iowa’s prairies, woods and wetlands. In the 2013 season Muddy Miss Farms has partnered with USDA certified organic Dirty Face Creek Farm (coincidental name associations but they work!) to expand production and distribution of both farms’ products.
Chef Daniel Knowls of Devotay
locally famed for bringing the best in Spanish-influenced food, sourced from local farmers and artisans whenever feasible to the Iowa City community.
Belgum Grove - 40 acres of former pasture crossed by Dirty Face Creek, with an apple orchard and a small wetland. It was donated by David and Kathy Belgum in 1998, to be used for education, research, and recreation. Water Stop
Cherry Tomato Returns via Sand Road or on Old Highway 218 which as been re paved and has newly expanded shoulder.
New Brewery and Restaurant in Kalona's historic downtown.
4-Square Meals is a weekly prepared meal service in the Iowa City Area. Chef and owner, David Burt, formerly at The Red Avocado, prepares whole foods meals fIngredients are organic, vegetarian and nutritionally complete. Menu changes weekly for 13 weeks then rotates back through. Sign up long term, short term, or whenever there's a menu you like. More information, menus and sign up at burtfamilyfoodservices.com
I am your "beyond organic" farm-food connection. I am an education and information outreach to consumers and producers who seek to bring redemption to their food, environment, land, animals, water quality, and community.
Yoderville Biodiesel Collective
The Yoderville Biodiesel Collective was formed to stimulate knowledge and usage of locally produced renewable biofuel. Its mission is to engage in the dissemination of biodiesel information and to promote its ease of use and production.
Fun little road house bar on Black Diamond Road. Full Bar and Kitchen. Hawkeye atmosphere. Will feature Johnson County Pork Producers.
Geyers and Anna's Cutting Garden
We've been making pizza since 2005 and bread since 2006. Anna's Cutting Garden
An independent chef who operates a small business which offers exclusive Personal Chef Services & Private Function to Iowa City with a sustainable, local cuisine approach. Chef Gaby will serve delicious food to Culinary Riders for a third year in a row!
Webb Tree Farm
Chef Kyle of Local Burrito
Serving delicious, local and organic food to the Iowa City Community since 2009. Establishing its reputation as an ethical food provider, they have grown into a private catering service and mobile food truck!
Trumpet Blossom Cafe is a new vegan restaurant located in Iowa City, IA… Come in and enjoy this unique dining experience with a comfortable atmosphere, delightful staff and a full bar. Look forward to seeing you there!