We've teamed up with world-class artist Samantha Baker to develop a signature design to commemorate your 2017 Farm to Fork Fondo experience.
We've adapted Sam's beautiful illustration to a collection of merchandise that includes: the stylish t-shirt included in your registration; the official 2017 Farm to Fork Fondo kit (jersey and shorts); handmade enamel mugs for your morning coffee; and a high-quality water bottle for your daily ride.
Browse the collection and learn more about Sam the artist below.
2017 Commemorative Farm to Fork Fondo jersey
By Pactimo USA
The Pactimo Century LX jersey is the perfect choice for a great day in the saddle. The jersey combines Pactimo's stretchy and wicking GFX technical fabric with a soft silicone waist gripper, full-length zipper, 3 rear pockets, and a fourth, zippered security pocket for your phone, I.D. or cash. The relaxed cut is the ideal choice for those who want a roomy, comfortable fit in a traditional jersey style.
2017 Participant T-Shirt
Printed locally by Sawyer Screen Printing
An entry to any Fondo distance this summer will earn you a brand new stylish Farm to Fork Fondo t-shirt. 100% cotton fine jersey shirts by Next Level, carefully printed by our talented friends at Sawyer's Screen Printing in Delmar, NY. Fitted size options include unisex crew neck and women's scoop neck.
By Pactimo USA
The Pactimo Continental Shorts and Bib Shorts have been designed with comfort and functionality in mind. The shorts include a high-performance, sport-level chamois from Italian-manufacturer TMF, super-durable and elastic Averting Lycra, and the bib shorts include stretchy mesh uppers. New for 2017, the shorts include MARC compression leg bangs and contoured seaming for enhanced performance comfort.
Handmade Enamel Mug
By Emalco Enamelware Company
These mugs are handmade in Poland by Emalco, a small family-owned business that specializes in impeccably-designed high-quality enamelware. Our custom design is applied and then fired by oven baking. This process preserves the ware literally for ages. Emalco uses a combination of age old artisan methods of production and have improved upon this with their own innovative techniques unique to the enameling industry. They do not accept compromises when it comes to the quality of their final product. Emalco's goal is to promote, through creative and unique design, beautiful products which preserve the old Polish heritage of enameling, which was once a thriving industry in Poland.
Each mug comes with the Emalco standard user guide for care instructions.
Purist water bottle
Made in the USA by Specialized
This 26oz water bottle is made in California by Specialized and features their exclusive Purist technology that shields the bottle from any bad taste, mold or staining. As pure as drinking from a glass, but with all the advantages of a flexible bottle. Nothing sticks, so your bottle stays clean and your water tastes pure.
About the Artist
A native Philadelphian turned Brooklynite, Samantha is known for her detailed illustrations and journal work published most recently in Buzzfeed, Instagram, and Instagram for Business. After attending The Cooper Union School of Art, Samantha spent her first few years out of college traveling Europe, and working at design firm Dinnick & Howells. Samantha then returned to New York in 1998, where she worked as an Art Director at Gerngross & Co. In 2002, Samantha opened Celandine, Inc. with partner Sanderson-Hutfilz. While leading creative for the company, she built an impressive roster of national and local clients including: The Whitney, St. Regis, Dior and more. After 9 successful years of business, both women decided to focus on their personal work and enjoy more time with their families.
When not in the studio or wishing she could eat as much ice cream as her kids do, Samantha is experiencing the eccentric glory of New York where she draws most of her inspiration for her daily sketchjournal.
See more of her work on her website.