Dinner and Bikes - Hartford
As the audience arrives, they serve themselves from chef Joshua Ploeg's gourmet vegan and gluten-free buffet spread. While eating, Joe Biel plays a series of his short films about bicycle activism and culturehis newest shorts focus on the family bicycling movement. Then local advocates and sponsors have a chance to get up and talk about their work promoting cycling. Elly Blue takes the stage and gives a presentation about Bikenomics, showing the audience how to make a compelling economic case for bicycling, equity, and transportation activism. At the end there is a chance for questions, discussion, and browsing the Microcosm pop-up book and t-shirt store.
Joshua Ploeg is the the traveling vegan chef. When not touring the world, he is a personal chef and delighter of secret cafe goers in Los Angeles. This tour celebrates the release of his newest title, This Ain't No Picnic: Your Punk Rock Vegan Cookbook. He lives in California.
Joe Biel is the maker of the documentary feature Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland. He is also the author of several books, includingBeyond the Music. He founded Microcosm Publishing in his bedroom closet 17 years ago and now publishes nonfiction books, zines, and movies. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Elly Blue will be talking on tour about her new book, Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy. She is also the author of Everyday Bicycling: How to Ride a Bicycle for Transportation (Whatever your Lifestyle). When she isn't writing, she publishes books and zines about all aspects of bicycle transportation. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
20 percent of the proceeds from the event go toward Bike Walk Connecticut's efforts to make CT a better place to bike and walk. There is also a $5 discount for current Bike Walk CT members!
Emanuel Lutheran (View)
311 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|