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17th Annual Ride to Farm

June 5, 2021


June 5, 2021 All Day

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Ride to Farm Registration

Join us for a beautiful 100k, or half-day, ride in Iowa County on June 5th, 2021. Our 17th Annual Ride to Farm event will start and end at Birch Lake Park in Barneveld, WI with a morning rest stop at Uplands Cheese/Grass Dairy outside Dodgeville, a lunch rest stop at Culver’s Restaurant in Spring Green, and an afternoon rest stop at the Cates Family Farm!

Ride to Farm is a bicycle ride to raise awareness and funds for the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers (WSBDF) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The school’s mission is “If you have a dream to farm, we’re here to help you get started.” The WSBDF emphasizes business planning and pasture-based farm management.

Riders must raise a minimum of $100 to participate in Ride to Farm. Funds raised and/or donations will go to support WSBDF and be used in a variety of ways, including:

  • Tuition scholarships and internship expenses
  • Scholarships for student travel to conferences
  • Honoraria for farmers who help teach this course
  • Short-term and long-term support for the school through staff salary and its endowment at the UW-Madison

Donations will go to the University of Wisconsin Foundation and are tax deductible.