New Jersey Tour de Farm Ride

IMG_1058Last minute we decided to participate in the New Jersey Tour de Farm ride. Scheduled three times in August and September, the routes are designed around farms. Local farms serve as the rest stops and provide tastings of their wares, water, and portable restrooms. You are welcome to spend time chatting with the farmers and visiting animals. It’s a reminder why New Jersey is called the Garden State.

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A surprise meet up with Natalie.

A surprise meet up with Natalie.

Garlic!

Garlic!

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About cyclingrandma

I was a journalist (Danbury News-Times, Ct), before becoming a teacher, and continue to write for professional journals. I have written several study guides for Penguin Books and write for Education Update, a newspaper based in New York City. (www.educationupdate.com). I’ve interviewed many authors, college presidents, and scientists. I wrote “The Kentucky Derby’s Forgotten Jockeys” for Smithsonian Magazine's website, www.smithsonian.com. (April, 2009). Two essays have been published in book anthologies; one for Wisdom of Our Mothers, (Familia Books) and the other in “College Search and Parent Rescue: Essay for Parents by Parents of College-Going Students.” (St. Martin’s Press). I was a middle school Language Arts teacher for more than 10 years and have just completed a five year grant position under No Child Left Behind in Newark, NJ public schools. I have three children, two daughters-in law, and six grandchildren. I'm an avid cyclist, knitter, cook, and reader. I love theater, museums, and yoga.
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6 Responses to New Jersey Tour de Farm Ride

  1. What a great idea Lisa! mmmmm fresh garlic! ❤
    Diana xo

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  2. There’s nothing like a spontaneous outing. Glad you enjoyed. You guys are a fun bunch!

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  3. mercyn620 says:

    Can you give me the website or how I can find information about the farm ride. Sounds like a great idea.

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  4. Great. Wish I could see a blog in all of the things I do.

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  5. hugmamma says:

    How cool! And you look awesome. So fit!

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