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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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