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Farm to Fork Fondo

Farm to Fork Fondo - Pennsylvania Dutch

June 29 - June 30 2018
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, USA

Enjoy a simplicity that can only be found in Amish country where farming and gathering is an elemental tradition experienced perfectly from the seat of a bicycle.

Part of our mission is to provide achievable challenges to participants of all ages and abilities. Some of our events have routes that are more difficult than others, so we provide general ratings of Easy, Moderate or Difficult for you to find the events of ours that best suit your goals. 

Our Ramble Rides are always accessible to all levels of riders.

What's New for 2018?

Yes, the 2017 Farm to Fork Fondo - Pennsylvania Dutch was awesome! Guess what?? We have even more updates and amenities for 2018, including:

Exciting new start/finish venue at Wyebrook Farm
Updated routes with new featured farms and an enhanced Stages Segment Challenge with on-site upload station
New featured sponsor Chester County's Brandywine Valley
New pre-ride Forto coffee station with free cold-brew coffee shots
Another brand spankin' new Bianchi bike to give away
New merchandise items including the official 2018 Farm to Fork Fondo kit by Pactimo and new artist's collection
More money for local farms and community groups through the Volunteer Competition
Streamlined check-in process at Packet Pickup

Featured Farms

The farmlands of Pennsylvania Dutch Country boast some of the richest and most productive agricultural soils in the world. Lancaster County's farmland and the industry it supports provide more than 50,000 jobs and contribute more than $4 billion to the local economy each year. Dairy farming is the leading agricultural business, but the area is an excellent example of a well diversified farm economy that is not dependent on any one area for its success. Poultry, beef, crop and vegetable production all contribute to the area's economic strength.

Lancaster farms are struggling with increasing development pressures and the county is losing about 1,000 acres of farmland per year. Lancaster County's nearly 6,000 farms provide fresh, local food for residents and people across the United States. They also protect watersheds, recharge groundwater, improve air quality and provide food and cover for wildlife. 

Wyebrook Farm
Riehl's Family Farm
Lapp Valley Farms
Wanner's Pride N Joy Farm
Lil' Country Store & Miniature Horse Farm

Menus

Post-ride Farm To Fork Barbecue
Meet The Farmers Dinner

Gran Fondo - 75-90 miles

Nearly 6,000 feet of climbing. Passage through the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. Breathtaking views and challenging ascents. Earn your feast. Dine in style.

6-7 Farm Stop Aid Stations
4-5 Ride With GPS timed segments

Medio Fondo - 45-60 miles

Get up close and personal with Pennsylvania Dutch agriculture and visit authentic Amish farms. Challenge yourself on some climbs and take in the views. All of the Gran Fondo experience in a tighter package.

4-5 Farm Stop Aid Stations
2-3 Ride With GPS timed segments

Piccolo Fondo - 25-40 miles

Rolling hills, working farms and bucolic vistas of the distinctive Pennsylvania Dutch farmland. Your favorite Sunday drive, now on two wheels. We've packed the picnic.

3-4 Farm Stop Aid Stations
1 Ride With GPS timed segment

Farm to Fork Fondo - Pennsylvania Dutch

 
Routes: 8, 25, 45, 75 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 500
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

FRIDAY JUNE 29, 2018
5 to 7pm Packet Pickup at Wyebrook Farm
7pm Meet the Farmers Dinner at The Country Barn Loft (tickets required)

SATURDAY JUNE 30, 2018
6:30 to 8am Packet Pickup, Forto Coffee Station, and Tune-Up Station open
8:30am Farm to Fork Fondo (Piccolo, Medio and Gran) departs (pre-registration required)
10:30am Ramble Ride departs
11:30am to 6pm Post-Ride Farm to Fork Barbecue open (tickets required)
1 to 5pm Live music
5pm Volunteer Competition Awards Ceremony

Packet Pickups

 

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Escort / Police Escort
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Kids Fondo
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
Four Hill Climbs
 
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
 
Start Address: Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
 
 
 
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Tag: wrenegadesports
 
Jun 25 2018 - NEWS: Pennsylvania Dutch Aid Station Menus Revealed
Jun 12 2018 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Hudson Valley a huge Sell Out Success!
Jun 04 2018 - NEWS: Outstanding Aid Station Menus Revealed at Farm to Fork's Hudson Valley!
May 29 2018 - NEWS: Hudson Valley the next round of the Farm to Fork Series
May 05 2018 - NEWS: 2018 Farm to Fork Fondo Menus Revealed
Apr 29 2018 - NEWS: New Signature Designed Farm to Fork Fondo Merchandise Revealed
Apr 10 2018 - NEWS: Free Farm To Fork Fondo Entry With Purchase Of A New Bianchi
Apr 06 2018 - NEWS: Routes Revealed for 2018 Farm to Fork Fondo Series
Apr 01 2018 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo Prices Increase Monday
Feb 05 2018 - NEWS: Wrenegade Sports Launches Farm to Fork Fondo Ambassador Program
Jan 14 2018 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo series Registration Opens with $3,000+ in Prizes
Jan 07 2018 - NEWS: Inaugural Farm To Fork Fondo - Garden State Caps 2018 Season
Nov 03 2017 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo Series to Expand in 2018
Jul 10 2017 - NEWS: New Routes And Farms Revealed For Vermont and Pennsylvania Dutch
Jun 15 2017 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo – Hudson Valley Gives Back to Orange County
Aug 29 2016 - RESULTS: Sold Out Farm to Fork Series Celebrates in Maine
Jul 22 2016 - RESULTS: Farm to Fork Fondo Bicycle Event Draws Over 450 Cyclists to Central Vermont
May 19 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Shenandoah
Jun 09 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Hudson Valley
Jun 29 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Pennsylvania Dutch
Jul 21 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Champlain Islands
Aug 10 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Finger Lakes
Aug 24 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Maine
Sep 29 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Berkshires
Oct 13 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Garden State
 
Tag: wrenegadesports
 
Jun 25 2018 - NEWS: Pennsylvania Dutch Aid Station Menus Revealed
Jun 12 2018 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Hudson Valley a huge Sell Out Success!
Jun 04 2018 - NEWS: Outstanding Aid Station Menus Revealed at Farm to Fork's Hudson Valley!
May 29 2018 - NEWS: Hudson Valley the next round of the Farm to Fork Series
May 05 2018 - NEWS: 2018 Farm to Fork Fondo Menus Revealed
Apr 29 2018 - NEWS: New Signature Designed Farm to Fork Fondo Merchandise Revealed
Apr 10 2018 - NEWS: Free Farm To Fork Fondo Entry With Purchase Of A New Bianchi
Apr 06 2018 - NEWS: Routes Revealed for 2018 Farm to Fork Fondo Series
Apr 01 2018 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo Prices Increase Monday
Feb 05 2018 - NEWS: Wrenegade Sports Launches Farm to Fork Fondo Ambassador Program
Jan 14 2018 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo series Registration Opens with $3,000+ in Prizes
Jan 07 2018 - NEWS: Inaugural Farm To Fork Fondo - Garden State Caps 2018 Season
Nov 03 2017 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo Series to Expand in 2018
Jul 10 2017 - NEWS: New Routes And Farms Revealed For Vermont and Pennsylvania Dutch
Jun 15 2017 - NEWS: Farm to Fork Fondo – Hudson Valley Gives Back to Orange County
Aug 29 2016 - RESULTS: Sold Out Farm to Fork Series Celebrates in Maine
Jul 22 2016 - RESULTS: Farm to Fork Fondo Bicycle Event Draws Over 450 Cyclists to Central Vermont
May 19 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Shenandoah
Jun 09 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Hudson Valley
Jun 29 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Pennsylvania Dutch
Jul 21 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Champlain Islands
Aug 10 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Finger Lakes
Aug 24 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Maine
Sep 29 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Berkshires
Oct 13 2018 - EVENT: Farm to Fork Fondo - Garden State