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Farm Brunch & Pumpkin Chunkin’ Benefit
November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm| $5 - $25.00
A Rype & Readi Farm-to-Fork Brunch
America’s Original Farm-to-Table Corridor; since 1565
Seasonal Fruit Salad
Pancakes with fresh Blueberries, Strawberries, Bananas, Chocolate Chips & Pumpkin Spice!
Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs
Sausage & Maple Wood Smoked Bacon
Farmhouse Biscuits with Local Honey & Jam
Butternut Squash Soup
Elkton Home Fried Potatoes
Apple Cobbler & Vanilla Ice Cream
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
Cash Bar to include: Mimosas, Wine
- A Family Friendly Countryside BIKE TOUR organized by VELOFEST
9AM-9:45AM Check In Available. Riders can start at anytime. There will be a 2.9 M and 7.9 M route maps available. Please keep in mind the Cottonmouth Quarter Marathon is also happening in the area that morning starting at 8AM. Only the 7.9 mile route to St. Ambrose Church will see any runners. All riders will be welcomed back to the finish with water, snacks and fun VeloFest swag! Bring your kids for a great, short, simple route with low traffic through the country. All cyclists must sign a waiver before leaving if using the designated route maps. The St. Johns River to Sea Loop trail is on the south side of SR 207 and is not part of this particular ride. We are happy to provide links and instruction/directions to the beautiful trail. More info about VeloFest at www.velofest.org.
- PUMPKIN CHUNKIN Trebuchet! That’s right we will be catapulting pumpkins as cow treats Medieval style!
- Extreme KITE FLYING compliments of Ocean Extreme Sports
- PETTING ZOO – come hand-feed our farm animals
The farmlands that extend inland across three counties from St. Augustine channel American history. Timucuan farms sustained the Ancient City. “Farm-to-table” endowed Flagler Era hospitality. Now the nonprofit St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Alliance is helping define this rural corridor for family visits. St. Johns, Putnam and Flagler Counties. Governments are on board. So are tri-county Extension offices and the Putnam-St. Johns County Farm Bureau.
St. Johns County has proclaimed the corridor “critical to the survival of local agricultural communities.” Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam at a recent Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Blue Sky Farms praised what the corridor could accomplish. “To see this county come together with an agritourism corridor is very exciting. . . it creates a whole new revenue stream potential. For society, it creates the opportunity to bring your kids and grandkids out here to see how all of this happened and have some good, old fashioned family fun.”
That’s the opportunity the Alliance has taken up: to strengthen the agrarian economy by introducing farm visits and by adding off-farm activities of a compatible kind.
Where before there were only individual farms and isolated activities, the Tri-County Agritourism Corridor is becoming a defining wherewithal, an umbrella collection of things to see, do and enjoy.
Join your friends and family at Rype & Readi and experience a joyful family day and culinary experience! Wines will be Chilean & American. The fellowship will be world-class!
April 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm