12th Annual Bike the Barns

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Registration will open in early June – sign up here to be notified when registration opens.


Terry Parisi, of Parisi Family Farm, demo-ing how to milk a goat. Photo by Light & Life/Etikette.

What is Bike the Barns?

Enjoy a day biking or busing to local farms to support our community’s health — the health of our neighbors, our land, our farmers, and our local economies. The event features area CSA farms, farm fresh local food, craft libations, and live music.

  • Short Bike Route: ~26.5 miles
  • Long Bike Route: ~56-59 miles
  • Bus the Barns: Visit 3-4 farms with a private tour guide

When is the ride?

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Where is it?

Start and end location is Nishan Park, in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.

Why are we biking?

Bike the Barns is FairShare CSA Coalition’s largest fundraiser. Proceeds from the ride benefit our organization and our Partner Shares program, which provides financial assistance to eligible households to increase access to CSA shares. We’re riding to make sure all of our neighbors have access to fresh, healthy food! Learn more about fundraising for Bike the Barns!

What does registration include?

Registration includes all food (breakfast snack + coffee, snack stop, lunch, and after party meal & beer ticket), farm tours and on-farm activities, live music, participant gift bag, and a well-marked and supported bike route (Bike the Barns) / bus transportation and tour guides (Bus the Barns).

A rider rolls by Winterfell Acres. Photo by Light & Life/Etikette.

Registration and Costs

Bike the Barns

Registration for Bike the Barns costs $125. Riders may cover this cost by 1) paying the full $125 at the time of registration, or 2) paying $65 and fundraising a minimum of $60, either as an individual rider or as a team. Visit our Registration page for more details.

Bus the Barns

Registration for Bus the Barns costs $65. We are not offering a fundraiser participant option at this time. Visit our Bus the Barns page for more information.

More Information

For more information online, check out our FAQs page.

Have questions? Call FairShare at (608) 226-0300 or email bikethebarns@csacoalition.org.

I just love this event. The food, getting to tour the farms, riding through the countryside with friends. ~ 2017 Bike the Barns Rider

FairShare CSA Coalition

FairShare CSA Coalition