From chicken coops to bee hives – join the Tour De Coop!

The annual Silicon Valley Tour De Coop — a self-guided bike tour of local chicken coops, gardens, urban farming and more —  returns Sept. 16.

More than 800 participants are expected at the event that runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps of this year’s course are available to those who register here.

The 2017 Tour De Coop’s aim is to “expand our tour to also focus on lifestyle and community and ways that allows each of us to live healthier lives for ourselves and also for the planet,” according to the Tour De Coop website.