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Tour de Taste 2017

Last weekend, the Upper Valley Trails Alliance hosted the 11th annual Tour de Taste event. The 300+ riders enjoyed the classic fall weather while exploring area towns and tasting treats from local farms and restaurants. 

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UVTA raised over $11,000 that will be used to: maintain and develop trails in the region, get local kids outside through our Passport to Winter Fun program, and create the next generation of trail stewards through our High School Trail Corps! Thank you for supporting our efforts! 

We hope that all riders had a great ride and enjoyed the delicious food donated by our neighborhood farms and restaurants. You voted on your favorite food stops, and the results are BELOW.....

Twin state connections on the Tour de Taste- Photo courtesy of Garret Nelson

Lake Morey Route

Best Food: Piecemeal Pies

Best Experience: The Boat Ramp, featuring local cheese from Thistle Hill Farm and apples from Poverty Lane Orchards

Classic/Extension Route

Best Food: Base Camp Cafe

Best Experience: The Lyme Inn

Thank you to all riders and participating restaurants for your continued support (Piecemeal Pies, The Local Buzz, Ariana's Restaurant, Lou's Restaurant, Strafford Organic Creamery, Tensen Farms, King Arthur Flour, Carpenter and Main, The Lyme Inn, Base Camp Cafe, Riverview Farm, Garfield's Smokehouse, Poverty Lane Orchards, Thistle Hill Farm, and Boloco) and our amazing sponsors (Omer and Bob’s Sportshop, Lake Morey Resort, Lake Sunapee Bank, Geokon, Everett B. Rich Agency, Mascoma Savings Bank, Martha Diebold Real Estate. Aloha Camp, Cedar Circle Farm, The Cook, Corson, Palmer, and Parsons Families, Friends of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, The Hulbert Outdoor Center, Lebanon Recreation, Samuel Morey Elementary School, Town of Fairlee, VT, Breakfast on the CT).

Special thank you to Maia and the Whipple Hillbillies for their FANTASTIC music! 

See you next year on September 9th for Tour de Taste 2018! 



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