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Bike the Barns

Bike the Barns is back!  

What: Bike the Barns
When: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Where: Champlain Valley, NY
Start/finish: The Hub on the Hill, Essex, NY

Registration is open!

After a two-year break, Bike the Barns returns on Saturday, October 8 with a farm-by-bike experience featuring the stunning agricultural landscape of the Champlain Valley. Bike the Barns is a fully supported recreational road cycling tour supporting the rich agricultural movement of the North Country. This year's 25-30 mile casual ride starts and finishes at The Hub on the Hill in Essex, NY and features stops at Reber Rock Farm, Juniper Hill Farm and Echo Farm, where you can personally connect with the farmers who are driving the local food revolution. The ride culminates with a finish line celebration complete with local food, beverages and live music.

Bike the Barns is supported by BikeADK, an Adirondack owned and operated bicycle-powered company based in Saranac Lake, NY.  

Stay tuned for more information about the route, farm stops, music, food and more!

Questions? Contact us at localfoodsystems@adirondack.org

Register today to be a part of ANCA's popular farm-by-bike experience. Price goes up on June 1 and August 23, so sign up soon!

Bike the Barns is all about connecting with our food, our farms and our agricultural landscapes. Learn about this year's participating farms and the farmers whose hard work feeds our communities.


Bike the Barns sponsors are making real impacts for our region’s farms while enhancing their brand recognition and awareness among riders, supporters and community members. Become a Sponsor today.