Thanks to the great weather and great coordination from Vermont Farm Tours, the Islands Bike Tour on July 14, 2012 was a smashing success! The participants meandered along multiple routes and loops through the Islands exploring farms and galleries along the way. In addition to having lots of fun, the riders raised $1,200 for Local [...]
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Contact: Melissa Meece, Vermont Farm Tours, 802.373.7779, firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.vermontfarmtours.com/biketour.html The Second Annual Heart of the Islands Bike Tour, which took place on July 9th in the Champlain Islands, raised over $800 for Local Motion, a nonprofit promoting human-powered transportation and recreation in the greater-Burlington area. The ride was organized by Vermont Farm Tours, a local [...]
An amazing crowd of over 200 bicyclists turned-out on Saturday for the 2nd annual Heart of the Islands Bike Tour! Hosted by Vermont Farm Tours, this fun ride led pedal pushers and their curious taste buds throughout the Champlain Islands to discover farms, vineyards, artists and crafters of all kinds. The weather was, dare I [...]
Lake Champlain’s record high water has damaged many sections of Vermont’s most popular multi-use trail. Time will tell how bad the damage will be. Local Motion is working with trail managers to secure FEMA funding so repairs can be made. Stay tuned. More pictures/tweets: sent in photos of the Causeway. David Jacobowitz sent in the [...]
Thanks to the creativity of Ivan Goldstein and others, Local Motion’s pedal-powered carousel is making the rounds at various events this summer. It was a popular attraction among the kids who attended Local Motion’s Summer Soiree at Snow Farm Winery on July 15. Thanks to Keeler Bay Variety, Jenni Johnson and everyone who bought raffle [...]
Thanks to the 20 volunteers who joined Local Motion’s Bike Ferry contingent in the South Hero July 4th Parade. We had a ball! Thank you to the South Hero Recreation Path Committee, Adele Dienno for putting together the super hero costumes, and the parade marshals for awarding us “The Second Best Bribe” for handing the [...]
Thanks to the 15 volunteers who helped remove brush and leaves from the culverts and ditches along the Allen Point Access Area on Saturday, December 5, 2009! It is important to show VT Fish & Wildlife that we appreciate use of this approach to the Causeway Bike Ferry. Volunteers included: Kathy Magill, Skip Brown, Rosemary [...]