Farmers

April 5, 2014
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Arranhill Garlic Farm – Bruce County

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.” At the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival Al will be conducting a garlic braiding workshop from his booth. Cost is $25 for a 15 bulb braid. TO secure your spot sign up in the form below. Use the scroll bar on the right to go to
April 2, 2014
Bob, Irene, and friends work to produce quality garlic bulbs for the Toronto Garlic Festival at the Brant County Garlic Company in Scotland, Ontario.

Brant County Garlic Company – Scotland, Ontario

Bob and Irene  have been garlic growers since 1978 and continue to promote Ontario Garlic as well sharing their experience and growing knowledge to new and established producers that contact them by all means and globally via the internet. Their huge repeat customer base continue to grow by satisfying consumer palate needs and quality seed sales continually every year. At the Toronto Garlic Festival they will sell fresh Ontario garlic varieties by the bulb, by the pound, and as
April 4, 2014
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Cedar Grove Organic Farm – Omemee, Ontario

Cedar Grove Organic Farm near Peterborough, Ontario has spent more than a decade in garlic experimentation. They grow 30 types of garlic from around the world, all organic, and every bulb is treated with loving care.  
April 4, 2014
The Cobblestone Farm, located near Paris, Ontario, will sell their organic certified, non-GMO heirloom garlic varieties at the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival.

Cobblestone Farm Paris – Paris, Ontario

The Cobblestone Farm is a small family owned farm that has been growing gourmet garlic and variety of fresh local produce for the past 7 years. Although not organic certified we grow only non GMO heirloom varieties using sustainable earth friendly farming practices. At the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival they’ll sell 9 varieties of garlic including Portuguese , Hungarian, Metechi, Music, Armenian , Carpathian, Leningrad, Siberian, Duganski, and potatoes, peppers, kale, beets, onions, squash and leeks.  
August 5, 2016
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Fresh City Farms

Fresh City Farms is an online e-grocer and city farm located right here in Toronto. They deliver farm-fresh, local and organic meals and groceries directly to your door! Fresh City Farms works with like-minded makers to deliver a food experience that respects our bodies, our planet, and our shared tomorrow. From sourcing from organic farms, to packing in reusable tote bags, to delivering in electric bikes, they take pride in serving people and planet. At the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival, Fresh
September 16, 2015
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Hornby Garlic – Hornby, Ontario

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.
August 9, 2016
Ken's Garlic is grown organically in Hampton, Ontario using composting, cover crops, crop rotation, and minimal tillage in order to produce the highest quality garlic bulbs.

Ken’s Garlic

Ken is an avid farmer whose main focus has always been to produce the highest quality, organically grown garlic. To achieve this, he uses methods such as composting, cover crops, crop rotation, and minimal tillage. At the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival, he will be selling garlic bulbs, garlic bulbil capsules, and Red Fife wheat berries, all grown himself. He enjoys talking about garlic and selling directly to other garlic enthusiasts, so make sure to visit the Ken’s Garlic booth!
April 12, 2014
Garlic farmer Simon de Boer shows off his organic garlic fields at Langside Farms in Teeswater, Ontario, Canada.

Langside Farms Organic Garlic – Teeswater, Ontario

An organic farmer for 15 years  “Simon the Farmer” will continue to bring his garlic to the Toronto Garlic Festival.  I realize I must go to where my customers come in spite of the pressures of coming into downtown Toronto. To ask those who want my garlic to come and get it is an order beyond comprehension , so again this year I will endeavour to provide the best of what I grow, as in all previous TGFs  since its
April 11, 2014
Garlic growers Patrick and Heather on Little Trickle Farm in Douglas, Ontario, where they raise grass-fed beef, pastured poultry, bake sourdough bread, and cultivate several environmentally-friendly varieties of garlic.

Little Trickle Farm – Douglas Ontario

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 for fertility, reduce tillage and use covercrops to keep soil covered. They like to engage our customers and educate them about Little Trickle Farm.
August 18, 2014
Mark Wales' cracked garlic, delicious produce, and flavourful herbs from Aylmer, Ontario will be available for purchase at the 6th Annual Toronto Garlic Festival.

Mark Wales Farm Fresh Produce – Aylmer, Ontario

Mark Wales has been growing a range of produce in Southern Ontario for the past 30 years. The farm currently provides No Spray/Chemical Free produce including Strawberries, Sweet Corn, a variety of peppers, tomatoes and eggplant. The farm also has a range of herbs including Mint and Lavender and of course Garlic. Many items sold on the farm are available through either We-pick or U-Pick.
September 17, 2015
North Shore Organic Farm in Napanee, Ontario conscientiously grows hot and spicy varieties of garlic in its endeavour to preserve the land and improve its soil.

North Shore Organic Farm — Napanee, Ontario

North Shore Organic Farm is dedicated to soil improvement using cover crops and companion planting. Their goal is to allow future generations to enjoy the land.  North Shore Organic Farm continues to use a blend of composted manures to grow SPICY Music and HOT Metechi garlic in the Certified Organic clay loam of this region, very close to the Bay of Quinte. A variety of vegetables, flowers and hay are also grown, and very hot peppers. The Farm
April 19, 2014
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Samsara Fields – Waterford, Ontario

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 alternative lifestyle choice but an important direction if humanity wants to survive an impending environmental collapse. One of the key ingredients for sustainable living
September 17, 2015
The Cutting Veg Organic Farm, located in Sutton, Ontario, cultivates twenty varieties of garlic from around the world through their Global Garlic Project.

The Cutting Veg — Sutton, Ontario

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 Italian, Saltspring Select, Israeli, Ukrainian Hot), Purple Stripe (Persian star), Artichoke (Sicilian gold), Porcelain (Russian), Turban (Chinese Purple) and Creole (Rose de Lautrec).
April 20, 2014
Cherin Tuck, one of "Two Buds" and a lifelong garlic grower, is also a talented botanical artist who draws detailed illustrations like the "Broken Garlic Bud."

Two Buds – Elmvale, Ontario

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. They make many popular garlic products including garlic scape mustard, garlic scape salsa, pure garlic powder and smoked garlic. Cherin is also a botanical artist and paints amazingly detailed pictures including the popular’ broken garlic bud’. At the Toronto Garlic Festival they’ll sell fresh garlic, garlic powder,