Garden Cruise 2013

The deadline to register for discounted pre-registration is Friday, September 27 at 5pm. To register the day of the tour, please arrive 10 minutes early and register at the door. (Cash or check only)

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 10am-1pm

Rain or Shine!

Description:

Join us for a tour of community gardens in the Wasatch Community Gardens Network!  Join our bike tour for $5, or hop on our garden bus. Meet garden organizers and get inspired at some of the coolest community agriculture projects across Salt Lake County!

Bus Starting Location:

Harmony Park Community Garden
3700 South Main Street, South Salt Lake

Bike Starting Location:

GREENbike station @ The Intermodal Hub
290 S 600 W, Salt Lake City

Note: The bike route is a 1.5 hour, 11-mile ride, with an optional 4-mile return trip (or you can take TRAX). The terrain is flat and mostly along the Jordan River Parkway Trail, with one uphill climb across the I-15 overpass on 3900 S. Please plan accordingly with adequate water and food:

Bike Route Description:

We will start at the Greenbike station at the intermodal hub at 290 S 600 W, and head south to the People's Portable Garden on 900 S 200 W. Then, we will go west to the Jordan Parkway Trail at approximately 1050 W, and take the trail to the New Roots Garden on approximately 3050 S 1500 W. Then, we will take the Parkway Trail to 3900 S and go east to the Harmony Park, 3700 S West Temple, where the tour ends. For the return trip, you are on your own! West Temple is a mellow 4 mile ride, or throw your bike on the TRAX at the 3900 S station (you'll need $2.50).

Tour Stops*:

The People's Portable Garden
The Green Urban Lunchbox
Emerson Elementary School Garden (bus only)
New Roots Farm
Harmony Park Community Garden
*subject to change

Registration:

Click below to register:
Garden Cruise - BUS TOUR
Garden Cruise - BIKE TOUR ($5 advance, or $7 at the door)

 

Spots are limited, so register early to secure your place! Day-of tickets are subject to availability. Cancellations for the bus tour less than 24 hours in advance are non-refundable.

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