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Registration open for annual Alleycat Acres fundraiser ride Streets & Beets

The annual fundraiser bike ride for urban farming collective Alleycat Acres is May 10, and registration is open now. A 65-mile ride around Lake Washington and to the Snoqualmie River, Streets & Beets has a history of being many people’s … Continue reading

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Sponsor me to ride Streets & Beets 2013

I’ve been bad. It’s three days until the Alleycat Acres Streets & Beets 2013 ride, and I haven’t even started raising the $100 I need. Can you help me out? Registration closed Wednesday, but here are two ways to contribute: … Continue reading

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Registration open for Alleycat Acres Streets & Beets fundraiser ride

Urban farming collective Alleycat Acres has opened registration for its 2013 fundraiser bike ride. Past Streets & Beets rides were were a lot of fun not just because they are for a good cause, but because they attract a lot … Continue reading

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Saturday: Community bike ride will tour breathtaking Central District gardens

Alleycat Acres and Central Cinema are leading a community bike ride around the Central District Saturday to tour the incredible back yard gardens in my neighborhood. Biking from garden-to-garden last year was one of the highlights of my summer (well, … Continue reading

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New Alleycat Acres farm is shaped like a bike wheel

They call it a “sprocket garden.” Inspired by the wonderful relationship between bicycles and urban agriculture, farming collective Alleycat Acres has designed their newest farm (on MLK just north of Cherry) after a bike wheel. A central hub plot forms the … Continue reading

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Bucking bike commute trend, majority of riders on 70-mile Alleycat Acres ride were women

Saturday’s 70-mile Alleycat Acres fundraising bike ride was no walk in the park. It included miles of busy highway shoulders and a 700-foot climb to the high-ground United People’s Farm in Auburn. Many people I talked to said it was … Continue reading

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70 ride to Auburn farm and back for Alleycat Acres fundraiser

About 70 people rode 70 miles from Madison Valley’s MLK FAME Community Center to the Tilth Farm (United People’s Farm) in Auburn to raise funds for bike-loving urban farming collective Alleycat Acres. Yours truly was among the Streets and Beets … Continue reading

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Get discounted Alleycat Acres ride registration for reading Seattle Bike Blog!

Regular readers may have noticed a Streets & Beets ad pop up at the top of the right-hand sidebar. That’s because we’re a partner in Alleycat Acres’ second annual fundraiser ride, which leaves Seattle March 3 for a supported 70-mile … Continue reading

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Alleycat Acres birthday party to help kickstart spring bike ride

Alleycat Acres is both launching a new farm at MLK and Cherry in the Central District and launching a new bike team as the urban farming collective heads into their third year of transforming urban space. To celebrate both, they … Continue reading

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Over 50 ride in Seattle’s second Cranksgiving

Over 50 people set out to explore some of Seattle’s many interesting and unique independent food sellers for Seattle’s Second Cranksgiving. Riders were given a list of items they were required to buy and a map of places to buy … Continue reading

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Urban Farming + Bikes – Diabetes = Team Alleycat

Everybody’s favorite bike-loving urban farming collective is launching a cycling team, and they’re looking for members. Alleycat Acres has announced Team Alleycat, a cycling team complete with training rides, a sure-to-be-rad jersey and endless high fives. The team will complete … Continue reading

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Site to connect those with garden space to those who want to grow started with a bike ride

I wrote about wepatch.org for Capitol Hill Seattle, but I was tickled to discover that the inspiration for the site came while founder Peter Rothbart was riding his bike on Capitol Hill. This is more evidence that the urban agriculture … Continue reading

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Alleycat Acres ride raises over $15,000

People who signed up for Alleycat Acres’ Ride Hard Grow Forth fundraiser two weekends ago raised a staggering $15,142.36 for the urban farming collective. That’s 252 percent of their $6,000 goal, said Alleycat Acres‘ Sean Conroe in an email to … Continue reading

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Incredible weather graces Alleycat Acres 60-mile ride

I’m sure I am not the only “Ride Hard Grow Forth” rider who started gnawing on their fingernails after seeing photos and hearing stories of sludge and near-freezing temperatures during the Chilly Hilly. But fate was kind to riders who … Continue reading

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Sponsor me on the Alleycat Acres ride and I will give you ad space

I am one of the 100 riders who will circle Lake Washington to support urban farming collective Alleycat Acres. I pledged to raise at least $60, and I have just short of a month to do it. But let’s aim … Continue reading

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Register for Alleycat Acres’ March ride: Your chance to power urban farms by bike

Registration is now open for Ride Hard, Grow Forth, a bike ride to raise funds for Alleycat Acres scheduled for March 5. Seattle Bike Blog is an ally of the event, which is gathering quite a coalition.

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Riding bikes to support urban farming

What’s cooler than growing food in vacant urban space? Riding bikes around Lake Washington to support urban farming! Alleycat Acres is in the begining stages of planning a fantastic-sounding fundraiser bike ride. Registration will start in early December, and the … Continue reading

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Bikestravaganza coming to town Saturday (also, best tattoo ever)

Best tattoo ever at 0:40 Coming out of Portland, Bikestravaganza is a touring “evening of bike talk, bike zines, and short movies about transportation activism.” Basically, the goal of the tour is to talk about what is good and bad … Continue reading

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