On Monday June 1st come learn about:
Join Jessie Katz, Hazon New York Ride Director, and Leora Mallach, Ganei Beantown Director, for a pickling workshop and information session to learn about the work of Ganei Beantown and Hazon!
The New York Ride & Retreat is a fully-supported ride and community experience for people of all ages and cycling levels. Enjoy delicious farm-to-table food, engaging educational workshops, and fun outdoor
activities while supporting regional and national Jewish environmental programs like Hazon and Ganei Beantown.
A Ride & Retreat for everyone
• Riders: Enjoy beautiful riding on Sunday and Monday, through the Berkshires, Hudson Valley, and into Manhattan
• Crew: Be the energy that creates this special weekend! Relax during the retreat and then support and cheer on your fellow riders
• Weekend only: Experience the serenity of Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and be inspired by the Hazon community
Multiple riding groups for cyclists of all levels
• Sunday: Loops in the Berkshires – Choose from four riding options:
35, 55, 75, or 100 miles
• Monday: Down the Hudson Valley to New York City – Ride 40 or 60 miles, ending in Manhattan
Fully Supported Ride
• Detailed turn sheets and marked roads
• Rest stops every 15-20 miles, with shade, bathrooms, and plenty of snacks and drinks
• Mechanics before, during, and after riding
• Sweep cars to ensure safety
• Trained medical support along the routes
Riders are required to raise between $500 – $1,000 in sponsorship (depending on age) to support the Jewish outdoor, food, and environmental education (JOFEE) movement. The Ride
provides online tools and tips to help fundraising.
What does your fundraising support?
Registration fees plus 20-25% of your fundraising is used to cover costs of the weekend. Joining the Ganei Beantown ride team will support programming that brings the sustainable food system conversation into our greater Boston Jewish community. Hosting pluralistic community wide events such as the annual Boston Jewish Food Conference as well as teaching homesteading skills rooted in Jewish text, tradition and culture supports institutional awareness and shifts that makes the change we want to see in our community.