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 TOURS 

With 12 routes in total, each tour will come with offline access to: route maps, visual + written descriptions at each destination, along with audio commentary and music. When participants enable the geo-fence feature, these features will show up in real time, based on where you are in the route. 

FairShare is collaborating with a multitude of community partners, farms, and musicians in order to create an engaging experience for people of all ages and abilities. 

farms

As you arrive at each farm destination,  listen to audio of those farmers telling you a little bit about the farm you're looking at, what crops they grow, and more. 

local musicians

 

Need a soundtrack for your ride? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Each tour will feature select songs from local musicians.  Like what you hear? Follow the in-app links to support the artists. 

community partners

What roles do bees play in the food landscape? What are some common birds songs that you might hear while walking through the city? We are partnering with experts in the community to provide engaging content throughout your tours.

food

Food. Isn't that what this is all about? Each tour will come with recommendations of food providers that source locally, instructions on specific pickup details, and recommendations for some grab and go meals to bring on the route.

Columbus

RELEASE DATE: JUNE 2020

Riders can expect a laid back, relatively flat, route on low traffic roads on this ride. The ride will start and stop at Fireman's Park in Columbus, which has a gorgeous historic pavilion and great green space for lounging before and after the ride. The first half of the route winds its way through mixed fields and forests to the northwest of Columbus, with a few nice sections along state wildlife areas with lots of wildlife. The second half of the ride is through mostly agricultural lands with some gently rolling hills. The ride will cover 56 miles with four farm stops.

TYPE

Cycle, Drive

DIFFICULTY

Medium

LENGTH

59.1 miles

TIME

3.5 - 5 hours

LOCATION

Columbus

FEATURING:

FARMS: Luna Circle, Burr Oak, Sassy Cow Creamery, Two Good Farms. // MUSIC: No Name String Band, LINE Band // COMMUNITY: Columbus Historic Landmarks and Preservation CommissionColumbus, PJ Leisch

Lake Leota Park

RELEASE DATE: JUNE 2020

Starting in Evansville, riders can expect a laid back route on pretty, low traffic, rural roads. With relatively few cues to keep track of, riders can sit back and focus on the important stuff; like expansive countryside views.

TYPE

Cycle, Drive

DIFFICULTY

Easy/Medium

LENGTH

30.5 miles

TIME

1.5 - 3 hours

LOCATION

Evansville

FEATURING:

FARMS: Scotch Hill, Tipi Produce

Madison Walk: Dudgeon Monroe Neighborhood

RELEASE DATE: JUNE 2020

Explore the Dudgeon Monroe Neighborhood by foot or by bike and discover all the connections to our local food system, along with some Madison agricultural history while you're at it.

TYPE

Walk, Run, Cycle

DIFFICULTY

Easy

LENGTH

4.7

TIME

1-2 hours

LOCATION

Madison

FEATURING:

Badger Prairie

RELEASE DATE: JULY 2020

Starting at Badger Prairie County Park, riders will depart on the beautiful Military Ridge Trail.

TYPE

Cycle

DIFFICULTY

Easy/Medium

LENGTH

32.7 miles

TIME

2-3 hours

LOCATION

West Madison

FEATURING:

Madison Walk: Eagle Heights and Picnic Point

RELEASE DATE: JULY 2020

A short walk that will check off all the buckets; gorgeous wooded trails through the Lakeshore Nature preserve, open prairie, and an abundance of inspirational community gardens. Hear from community members heading the COVID-19 Mutual Aid Gardens, along with the Black Diasporic Cropping Trial Gardens, learn about bat conservation and more.

Note: Portions of this route go over uneven terrain and through high grass. Please ensure that you are adequately prepared.

TYPE

Walk, Run, Cycle

DIFFICULTY

Easy

LENGTH

-

TIME

1-2 hours

LOCATION

Madison

FEATURING:

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stay tuned for more...

FairShare will release a total of 13 routes over the course of June 29 - September 20.

Make sure to register, and keep an eye on the schedule to see when new routes are arriving, along with pop up prizes and games. 

Email: info@csacoalition.org

Phone608-226-0300

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