Monday, June 7, 2010

Courteous Mass Bicycle Ride & Dine with the Green Riders

Shared by the Indianapolis Food, Farm and Family Coalition:
Local Food Potluck with Special Guests the Green Riders

Friday, June 11th at 7 p.m.

Earth House basement on 237 N. East St., Downtown Indy

Come celebrate Indy's healthy farms, families, and locally-grown foods at the IFFFC's first monthly Local Food Challenge Potluck

The Indianapolis Food, Farm, and Family Coalition invites you to meet The Green Riders. A brother and sister team, Oliver and Catherine Bock, will give us a taste of what it is like to journey across the country on electric bicycles. They will also demonstrate how electric bikes are a fun and easy alternative to cars.

Admission is Free:
Simply bring a potluck dish to share made with locally grown/produced foods plus a copy of your recipe for the Indianapolis Food, Farm and Family blog. Dining ware may be limited, so please bring your own plate and utensils for yourself and your family, if possible.

Please RSVP, if possible, on Facebook:
More about the Green Riders:
Oliver and Catherine Bock are explorers traveling across America from Palo Alto, California to Washington, DC learning about sustainable solutions happening right now and sharing those stories with others. The ride is designed to focus attention on what's going on locally that is moving human behavior towards sustainability. When they arrive in Washington DC, they hope to have lunch with President Obama and ask him if he would like to take a spin on one of their electric bicycles!

You can track their ride on the blog
and find more information about their mission on their website
About the Courteous Mass/Critical Manners and IndyCOG:
IndyCOG is a bicycle advocacy group that is focused on uniting the voices of all people on bikes to push for better cycling infrastructure to make biking a safer and more viable mode of transportation in the city. As much as they are an advocacy group, they are also trying to help support and nourish the growing bicycle culture in Indianapolis.

Recent CM/CM blog:

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