Bike for Good THIS Weekend in Alexandria #BikeVA

by Lee Hernly, Editor

‘Bike for Good’ with the Bicycle Food Rescue program on August 27th!

Here’s a look at a unique bicycle food rescue program at the Old Town Farmers’ Market increases access to locally grown and healthy food to low-income residents in the City of Alexandria, Virginia.

Bring your bike and helmet THIS weekend (August 27) and help your neighbor and community by increasing access to healthy food! Come to the Market and rescue donated food using bicycles and cargo trailers! The Bicycle Food Rescue program is about transporting fresh, locally grown food donated by the generous vendors of the Old Town farmers’ Market using bicycles to area locations serving low-income and at-risk Alexandria residents on August 27th.

Food rescue events are the last Saturday of the month from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm. Sign up at Volunteer Alexandria (type in “Bike for Good” in the Keyword Search) or email BikeforGood@alexandriava.gov for more information. Come join the fun!

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