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Presentations The Origin of Garlic – Robert Litke Garlic Pests & Disease – A.R. Stevenson. First Estate Olive Oil – Angelo Tramonti Speaker/Presenter Bios Robert Litke – Gadshill, Ontario. Mr. Litke, a professor of philosophy, teaches environmental philosophy at Wilfred Laurier University. Robert claims that “Growing garlic is a way to not just talk about […]

Reicza’s Rocamboles grows several strains of heirloom garlic

Reicza’s Rocamboles grows several strains of heirloom garlic

Free shots of raw garlic are a festival staple

Free shots of raw garlic are a festival staple

Roasted Garlic Biscuits are a favorite at the day long festival

Roasted Garlic Biscuits are a favorite at the day long festival

Young garlic plants in farmer Simon De Boer’s patch, Teeswater, ON

Young garlic plants in farmer Simon De Boer’s patch, Teeswater, ON

Table Test

Ontario Garlic Storytelling – Liz Primeau – Speakers’ Corner (11:00-11:45am)

Ontario Garlic Storytelling – Liz Primeau – Speakers’ Corner (11:00-11:45am)

Liz Primeau spent more than 30 years as a writer and editor for many Canadian magazines including Toronto Life, Chatelaine and Canadian Gardening magazines. For three years in the late ’90s she also hosted HGTV’s “Canadian Gardening Television”. Liz is a lifelong gardener and garlic eater, but growing it gave her new respect for the  […]

Beer & Food Pairing – Brook Kavanagh – Speakers’ Corner (2:00-2:25pm)

Beer & Food Pairing – Brook Kavanagh – Speakers’ Corner (2:00-2:25pm)

Brook Kavanagh is the Executive Chef at La Palette Restaurant, Queen Street, Toronto. Brook’s career began in a classic Italian butchers shop in 1994. He then went on to apprentice under some of Canada’s best chefs before taking on his current role as executive head chef of Queen West’s La Palette (492 Queen West). Known […]

Garlic Preparation & Chemistry – Irwin Adam – Speakers’ Corner (1:00-1:45pm)

Garlic Preparation & Chemistry – Irwin Adam – Speakers’ Corner (1:00-1:45pm)

“Combining a passion for eating and design with a background in engineering and biology, Irwin Adam (PhD, Biomedical Engineering, MEng, Chemical Engineering) leads a team of designers, architects, engineers, educators, and food & beverage specialists at Toronto based BevLab on an exploration of the future of food.”

Ontario Garlic Storytelling – Chef/Writer Sang Kim – Speakers’ Corner (11:00-11:45am)

Ontario Garlic Storytelling – Chef/Writer Sang Kim – Speakers’ Corner (11:00-11:45am)

Sang Kim is an award-winning author, restaurateur, chef, and social activist. He has owned and operated some of the most iconic modern Japanese and Korean restaurants in the city of Toronto. He currently operates the popular Windup Bird Café in downtown Toronto. He was awarded the LCBO Featured Chef of Fall/Winter 2013. He is the […]

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