CONNECTICUT
TOUR DES FARMS

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Support Food Security

This year, in lieu of a registration fee, we are asking you to consider a donation to the 2020 Virtual Connecticut Tour des Farms Program.

In response to the impact on so many Connecticut families, CT RC&D is donating the cost of staff time to organize this signature recreational event for your summer fun and discovery of Connecticut's farms.

100% of your donation directly supports local farmers and our communities who need it most. Through University of Connecticut Extension's "Operation Community Impact", local produce, food products, and dairy will be distributed to local and regional soup kitchens.

With food insecurity on the rise and farmer sales channels drying up, this donation effort allows everyone to help our local farmers thrive while keeping our communities fed with healthy, fresh food.

Our local food economy relies on your contribution. Thank you for your donations to this cause.

CT Tour des Farms is Going Virtual!

JUNE 20TH - SEPTEMBER 22ND

Join us for a free event as we support Connecticut farms all summer long! For 2020, CT RC&D is hosting a statewide virtual Tour des Farms event for folks to enjoy at their own pace and schedule. The event will include eight regional routes, each featuring 6-10 amazing farms throughout the state. Practice social distancing while getting outside and exploring all Connecticut has to offer.

Resources for your virtual experience (coming soon):

  • Printable Tour des Farms Passport
  • Strava Route Maps
  • Printable Cue Sheets
  • Digital Tour des Farms Selfie Props
  • Customizable Tour des Farms Bib

Here's how to get started:

  1. Register online between June 20th and September 21st
  2. Choose from eight regional routes -- or all.
  3. Start anytime. End anytime.
  4. Set your own pace. 
  5. Shop. Shop. Repeat.
  6. Enjoy the open road!
  7. Tag us #VirtualTDF #BikeCTFarms
  8. Submit your OWN favorite routes to our Strava Club page.
  9. Fill out your Tour des Farms Passport for a chance to win a farm-filled gift basket!

Check back soon for more information and to register.

Questions? Contact Andrea at aperes@ctrcd.org

The Connecticut Tour des Farms Program is an annual bike ride designed to benefit and promote local farms, rural businesses, and the Connecticut community.