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2014 Toronto Garlic Festival in Pictures

2014 Toronto Garlic Festival in Pictures

Thank you to all the Farmers, Chefs, Specialty Vendors, Volunteers, Staff, Supporters, Sponsors, Speakers, Special Musical Guest, Festival Visitors and Garlic Lovers…

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Farmers

Stock up on your winter supply of garlic from more than 20 Ontario farmers. Farmer details here…

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2014 Garlic Breath Contest Winner

2014 Garlic Breath Contest Winner

Congratulations to the 2014 Garlic Breath contest winner, Ian A.! The contest was adjudicated by the Ontario Science Centre using a gas…

Chefs

Chefs

Local chefs slice, dice and chop fresh Ontario garlic into their favorite garlic dishes. Chef roster here…

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Limited Edition: Black Garlic and Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream

Limited Edition: Black Garlic and Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream

Our festival favourite is back! Roast Garlic & Chocolate Garlic ice cream by The Chocolateria! And after months of…

Tell Us Your Garlic Story

Tell Us Your Garlic Story

Do you have a strange, funny, sad or dramatic garlic story? Festival founder Peter McClusky is writing a…

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Festival Screening: No Impact Man

Festival Screening: No Impact Man

Colin Beavan was a writer living in Manhattan who had the usual concerns over the future of the…

The Garlic Map

The Garlic Map

The Garlic Map shows locations across Ontario to buy locally grown garlic. To find a location near you…

Testimonials
Mubnii Morshed (Twitter)

So many things I love about #Toronto, but this takes the cake. An ENTIRE festival dedicated to garlic!"

Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance

This was a great experience – a place for the whole family. Everywhere you looked there were opportunities to taste garlic, learn from presenters about its history or how to use it or how to plant it in your garden.”

City TV

Erase first-date jitters at the Toronto Garlic festival.”

Anne Gagno - Food Trippin

From this point on, this festival for my beloved garlic would surely be one of my traditions."

The Cobblestone Farm Paris

This past Sunday we went to the Toronto Garlic Festival and it was buzzing with people and vendors…It was great to see everyone, and Toronto was definitely the place to be to enjoy Canadian Culture and Canadian Hospitality."

MomWhoRuns.com

This is my third year that I’ve attended the Toronto Garlic Festival, and I swear each year it keeps getting better and better. I had a ton of fun sampling a variety of delicious food, craft beer, and even managed to participate in a free garlic shot."

Bruce Bell, Historian & Tour Guide

I took a group of international journalists to the Garlic Festival this year and they were extremely impressed! We had a great time."

John Higgins - Judge on chopped Canada & Chef/Director, George Brown Chef School

Here @ The Toronto Garlic Festival. Just tried an amazing Caramel Garlic Sea Salt Truffle - excellent."

Lucy Waverman - Globe & Mail

Local farmers, foodies and chefs came together earlier this fall celebrating all things garlic at Toronto’s second annual Garlic Festival... I got to sample some wonderful garlic-infused dishes that are sure to keep the vampires away."

Chris Dart, Torontoist.com

If the turnout at the Garlic Festival was any indicator, the bulbous plant may represent mankind’s best hope for world peace and intercultural harmony. The crowd was made up of a remarkably diverse cross-section of Torontonians—representing all ages, races, and genders…"

Fern Mosoff, Toronto Balconies Bloom

Such a scene, packed to the brim with all things garlic and garlic lovers. Offerings appealed to all senses, all ages, all demographics.”

Anna M. Wickens

City people’s interest in their food and where it comes from is palpable. They hunger for the country and the soil. I can’t think of a better food than garlic around which to centre a festival and draw people. It celebrates the diversity of a particular genus and how important it is to preserve the diversity of all food."