Bend’s fourth annual Backyard Farm Tour will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday.
The two-day event showcases interesting and unique gardens and farms of all sizes. The tour concentrates on Bend and surrounding areas. Guided bike tours will be optional.
The guide to the Backyard Farm Tour can be purchased for $10 at several Bend locations: Locavore, 1216 N.E. First St.; KPOV, 501 N.W. Bond St.; Common Ground at Nativity, 60850 Brosterhous Road; Cowgirl Cash, 924 Brooks St.; Primal Cuts, 1244 N.W. Galveston Ave.; and Strictly Organic Coffee Co. Proceeds benefit NeighborImpact, a private nonprofit that helps people in need with food, housing and other services; KPOV, a local independent public radio station; Common Ground public garden; and Central Oregon Locavore, a local produce marketplace. The guide can also be downloaded for free at backyard farmtour.com.