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Cranksgiving 2015 shatters records, 160 people hauled 1,560 lbs of food

Seattle’s sixth annual Cranksgiving food drive bike ride was Saturday, and it was one for the record books. 160 people bought an astounding 1,560 pounds of food from local food vendors all around town and hauled it by bike to … Continue reading

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126 Cranksgiving riders haul 1,443 lbs of food to Rainier Valley Food Bank

2013 was the year that Cranksgiving broke. Seattle’s Fourth Cranksgiving exploded in size, with a stunning 126 people biking to grocery stores and food stands all across the city, buying food for Rainier Valley Food Bank. Folks at the food … Continue reading

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Sunday: Join Rainier Valley Food Bank and Bike Works for an urban agriculture bike tour

What is the connection between urban agriculture and cycling? For example, Alleycat Acres funds most of its annual operations with a bike ride, and they even have a garden at their MLK/Columbia farm that is designed in the likeness of … 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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Cranksgiving 2011 – Seattle’s second annual pedal-powered food drive

One year ago, over 30 people biked to five grocery stores around the city racing (or not) to buy food for Rainier Valley Food Bank in Seattle’s First Cranksgiving. It was a blast, but this year’s ride will be bigger … Continue reading

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Weekend Guide: Rainier Summer Streets featuring Bike Works Block Party

This ragtag crew and I biked this machine from Beacon Hill to Bike Works HQ in Columbia City yesterday to get it ready for Saturday’s Rainier Valley Heritage Parade, which is followed by Summer Streets on Rainier Ave and a … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving Update – Ride is Nov. 20, top prize is a night at Belltown Inn

Details on Cranksgiving 2010 in Seattle are coming together. Several people have stepped forward to make it happen on very short notice, which is great. Thanks, everyone. Food donations are destined for the Rainier Valley Food Bank, which is doing … Continue reading

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