Al Cowan’s mission is to “leave my farm land better than I found it. Richer in organic matter, biology, trace minerals and soil structure. And to grow superior organic garlic and shallots free from disease.”
Bob and his wife Irene are seasoned garlic growers with 37 years of hands-on farming experience. Presently Bob is an active member and Director of the Garlic Growers Association of Ontario and Director for The Brant County Federation of Agriculture. Together they are avid promoters of Buy Local programs with Foodland Ontario especially for Ontario […]
In 1998, Karen Hunsberger and her partner John Panagapka purchased 18 acres of land in West Garafraxa Township. Based on permaculture principles, they focused on building their straw bale off gride home, and the gardens to sustain themselves. Together they created an environmentally responsible, sustainable homestead which hosts chickens, honeybees, and a vegetable garden. They […]
This year makes a decade of garlic experimentation at Cedar Grove Organic Farm near Peterborough, Ontario. They grow 30 types of garlic from around the world, all organic, and every bulb is treated with loving care.
The Cobblestone Farm is a small family owned farm that has been growing gourmet garlic and a variety of fresh local produce for the past 6 years. Although not certified organic, The Cobblestone Farm only grows non-GMO heirloom varietals using sustainable growing practices.
Earth Valley Organics gives Voice to Real Food, Real Healing, Real Life. They are growers of heirloom organic garlic, spelt, and buckwheat, and their orchard is home to many nut & fruit trees. Their honeybees love making pure, unpasteurized raw honey from fields that abound with wildflowers, medicinal herbs & vegetables and many flowering grasses. […]
As a pre-certified organic grower, Edible Earth produces fresh and delicious vegetables, berries, herbs, wild mushrooms and garlic. From their produce they prepare homemade pickled vegetables and kimchi. Located on 32 acres of fertile soil in the east end of Kingston, their farm grows 15 different varieties of organic garlic. Their seeds are air pollinated […]
Murray has been growing garlic for 5 years and is committed to producing consistent quality product. He sells farm direct as well as at farm markets throughout surrounding communities.
Darcy Lloyd is one of the few seedsman from a lost treasure in North America. At Heritage Seed he strives to preserve our agricultural heritage through the propagation and sale of rare heirloom vegetables and garlic bulbils. What is a Garlic Bulbil you may wonder? A garlic bulbil is a clone of the parent plant. Garlic […]
Lady Gaia is a small farm located at Fresh City Farms in Downsview Park, Toronto. Lady Gaia supplies a small network with sustainably and organically grown produce and serves as an educational conduit for city dwellers to experience farm culture and connect with nature/food by way of experiential learning.
Simon de Boer grows his garlic using only organic principles. He believes a healthy food like garlic should only provide what nature intended and only what he would eat himself. His aim is to handle the garlic with tender loving care, and cure it so it is not bruised, so it can be used and […]
Patrick and Heather have been growing garlic for four years and selling it since 2013. Little Trickle Farm is a small diverse farm raising grass-fed beef, pastured poultry, garlic and baking organic sourdough bread in the Ottawa Valley. Heather & Patrick farm using sustainable environmental methods that help promote healthy soils, ecosystems and animals. They use compost […]
The Wales Family has been growing vegetables since 1986. This family’s expertise manifests in the form of some truly fine produce and most of all, garlic!
North Shore Organic Farm is dedicated to soil improvement by using cover crops, approved composted manures and companion planting. Their goal is to allow future generations to enjoy the land. North Shore grows Music as well as limited quantities of Metechi.
As a former rice farmer in South America, Indrajeet Ramdat has always felt the urge to return to the fields. He now grows garlic among other vegetables in Dundalk, Ontario with family and friends.
Samsara Fields was conceived by JP Gural and So Young Lee after their global research journey from 2008 to 2009. They experienced many issues: poverty, displacement, refugees, the world food crisis, slums, garbage dump communities, poverty, sprawling urbanisation, globalisation and global climate change. From their research, they found organic living to be not just an […]
The Cutting Veg runs a variety of programs aimed at cultivating personal, social, environmental, and economic health through organic agriculture. In addition to growing mixed organic vegetables, they also run the Global Garlic Project, offer Garden and Food Coaching services, and wellness counselling. The Cutting Veg grows many varieties of garlic including: Rocambole (Korean purple, Yugo […]
Dave and Cherin Tuck are Two Buds growing garlic over 40 years. Their crop is composted using only ‘green’ fertilizer and pull their weeds manually. The size and quality of their bulbs are well known. Cherin is also a botanical artist. She has travelled throughout Ontario for many years and has taught using art as therapy within and outside […]