Farmstand Fresh Skagit Valley Bike Tour - Aug 20 & 29

      15115 Bow Hill Rd, Bow, WA 98232

      BN
      Bike Northwest
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      Duration: 1 day
      Group size: 8 - 25
      Farmstand Fresh Skagit Valley Bike Tour - Aug 20 & 29
      15115 Bow Hill Rd, Bow, WA 98232

      Bike Northwest
      • Email address verified

      Duration: 1 day
      Group size: 8 - 25

      About this trip

      Take a spin through Skagit Valley’s farm stands by bike and witness a diverse agricultural community growing over 80 commercial crops. This 17-mile bike tour offers breathtaking views of the San Juan Islands, Olympic Coast Range, and North Cascades. Enjoy fresh farmstand tastings and engage in tours with the farmers who drive Skagit Valley's agricultural growth. Tour is 4 hours long, starting at 2pm and ending at 6pm. Enjoy a 10% discount at Terramar Brewstillery after the ride to keep the good times rolling. Bring your own bike, or ask us for bike rental shop recommendations.    

      What’s included

      • Farmstand visits
        Bow Hill Blueberries, Samish Bay Cheese, Hedlin Farms and Mesman Farms
      • 1-2 facilitators
        Your facilitators will manage logistics, foster connections, and share relevant information with the group
      • Farm stand tastings
        Enjoy fresh morsels from each farmstand for a true taste of Skagit Valley
      • Terramar discount
        Head over to Terramar Brewstillery after the ride ends for a 10% discount on food and drinks

      What’s not included

      • Bikes
        Let us know if you need recommendations for local bike rental shops

      Available Packages

      Tour Price

      Price includes farmstand tours/farmer meet & greets, tastings, and 1-2 facilitators. 

      $75

      Itinerary

      Farmstand Fresh Tour
      Tour Itinerary

      Farmstands we'll visit: 

      o Bow Hill Blueberries: The oldest family-run blueberry farm in the Skagit Valley, selling heirloom, Certified Organic blueberries and award-winning jams, pickles, juice, powders and more. 

      o Samish Bay Cheese: Organic farmstead cheese, yogurt, and other dairy products. Owners Suzanne and Roger raise organic beef, pastured pork, veal, and lamb on their farm. You can find artisan foods, beer, wine and other beverages at the Samish Bay Cheese Farm Store. 

      o Hedlin Farms: 3rd and 4th Generation farm growing organic and conventional produce on 500 acres - their farm store offers fresh fruit, produce, artisan foods, and freshly baked goods. 

      o Mesman Farms: 5th generation family-run organic dairy with farm store hosting organic beef and milk as well as pasture raised pork, lamb, and eggs. Both classic and specialty cuts are regularly stocked. 


      Tour Details and Logistics

      o Tour begins and ends at Bow Hill Blueberries - parking will be available. 

      o Trip Length: 4 hours, from 2pm-6pm.

      o Mileage & Terrain: 17 miles across on rural roads with wide shoulders and relatively flat terrain.

      o Age Range: Tour is appropriate for teens and adults (teens under 18 must be accompanied by an adult).

      o Group Size: 25 people per tour max.

      o Babies and toddlers in bikeseats can ride along for free.

      o Participants will receive a discount at Terramar Brewery for food and drinks after bike tour.


      Focus of tour

      o Celebrate Genuine Skagit Valley's Farmstand Fresh program with an immersive educational experience 

      o Connect with the Skagit Valley agricultural community & savor the fresh flavors the region

      Your Organizer


      BN
      Bike Northwest
      Bike Northwest offers guided educational bicycle tours throughout Whatcom and Skagit County. Each tour is crafted in partnership with local organizations and experts to educate community members about the food systems, natural resources, and ecosystems that make up our bioregion.