Yummy Lummi Bike Tour - July 26th & August 3rd

      Lummi Island, WA 98262, USA

      BN
      Bike Northwest
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      Duration: 1 day
      Group size: 8 - 20
      Yummy Lummi Bike Tour - July 26th & August 3rd
      Lummi Island, WA 98262, USA

      Bike Northwest
      • Email address verified

      Duration: 1 day
      Group size: 8 - 20

      About this trip

      Sample fresh seafood, learn about sustainable reefnetting at the Salish Center, and tour diversified Full Bloom Farm on this 8.5-mile scenic route highlighting Sustainable Connection’s Farm to Table Trail on Lummi Island. Tour is 4 hours long and includes a beach picnic and workshop on indigenous fishing methods from local experts. Participants will catch the 11:10am ferry from Gooseberry Point to Lummi Island and will return to the mainland on the 3pm ferry. Bring your own bike, or ask us for bike rental shop recommendations.  

      What’s included

      • Behind-the-scenes visits
        Full Bloom Farm, Salish Center & Legoe Bay Reefnetter Food Truck
      • 1-2 facilitators
        Your facilitators will manage logistics, foster connections, and share relevant information with the group
      • Beach Store Cafe lunch
        Enjoy your choice of a chicken salad, grass fed beef burger, or 'Detroit style' square pan pizza for your picnic lunch
      • Tastings
        Fresh reefnet salmon, produce, and cheese samples

      What’s not included

      • Bikes
        If you need recommendations for a bike rental, we can help!
      • Ferry fare
        $8 round trip

      Available Packages

      Yummy Lummi Bike Tour

      Price includes tastings, picnic lunch from Beach Store Cafe, behind-the-scenes visits with local farms/organizations and 1-2 facilitators. 

      $100
      Deposit: $20

      Itinerary

      Yummi Lummi Bike Tour
      Tour Itinerary

      Stops along our way: 

      o Legoe Bay Reefnetter Food Truck: Serving Salish Sea fish and chips, reefnet salmon, spot prawns, and Pike Place Chowders. 

      o Beach Store Cafe: Cozy café serving fresh and seasonal menu options with local seafood and Detroit style pizza.

      o Full Bloom Farm: Diversified family farm specializing in organically grown peonies, award-winning gardens, perennials, produce and fresh eggs.

      o Salish Center on Legoe Bay Beach: Organization advocating for the protection and restoration of the Salish Sea, encouraging the viability and expansion of reefnet fishing and sustainable fishing practices. 


      Tour Details and Logistics

      o Participants will take the 11:10am ferry to Lummi Island from Gooseberry Point. We recommend arriving to Gooseberry Point at 10:50am to park your car and prepare to walk onto the ferry with your bike. It is $8 round-trip to walk on the ferry with your bike (ferry fare not included in trip price). Round-trip fares are collected during the short 5-minute passage to the island. 

      o Your guide(s) will meet you at the Lummi Ferry dock upon your arrival at 11:15am. 

      o Tour is 8.5 miles with 580 feet of elevation gain.

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

      o Babies and toddlers in bikeseats can ride along for free

        

      Focus of tour

      o Meet & greet with local food producers, sustainable fishing experts, and business-owners on Lummi Island

      o Learn about the fragility of the Salish Sea and important conservation efforts to protect salmon and orca populations 

      o Witness diversified farming using organic practices 

      o Sample fresh seafood, island-grown produce and enjoy a Salish Sea-facing beach picnic from local cafe 

      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.