Speakers’ Corner: Sarah Hargreaves Spills the Dirt on Garlic (2:00-2:25)

Importance of maintaining healthy soil for farms and gardens and to reducing CO2 content in air.

This talk complements David Cohlmeyer’s and Chef Justin Cournoyer’s  talk on Terroir in Relation to Garlic Taste, also in the Speaker’s Corner, and the film, Symphony of the Soil, in the Speakers’ Corner.

Sarah Hargreaves is a soil microbial ecologist specializing in microbial communities in agricultural ecosystems. Her research interests include plant-microbe interactions as they relate to nutrient cycling and soil health. Sarah now focuses her expertise as Program Manager for Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario’s Farmer-led Research Program. She also fosters microbial life on her farm, Three Ridges Ecological Farm, where she grows diversified perennial crops and raises pastured livestock with her husband south of Aylmer, Ontario.


Choose Activity or Speaker

360° Virtual Farm Tour (all day)
Festival Theatre: Dance Me Outside
Festival Theatre: Freedom Family - Don Francks & Family Documentary
Festival Theatre: Symphony of the Soil
Free Garlic Shot Station
Free Posture Assessment by Rosedale Wellness Centre (All Day Booth 58)
Garlic Breath Contest
Music Stage: A Klezmer Shmorgasbord (1:15-2:00pm)
Music Stage: Chief LaForme (9:00 - 9:15)
Music Stage: DJ Bliss (4:15 – 5:00pm)
Music Stage: Glen Hornblast (3:15-4:00pm)
Music Stage: Lucio Raggiunti (12:15-1:00pm)
Music Stage: Paula Wolfson & Chris Dunn (2:15-3:00pm)
Music Stage: Spirit Wind (9:15 - 10:00am)
Music Stage: Vandana Vishwas (11:15-12:00pm)
Music Stage: Waleed Abdulahmid (10:15 - 11:00am)
Speaker's Corner: Garlic Art Workshop (4:15 to 4:45pm)
Speakers' Corner: Sarah Hargreaves Spills the Dirt on Garlic (2:00-2:25)
Speakers' Corner: The Garlic Diaries: Suzanne Barr on Appreciating Garlic In All Aspects of Life (12:00-12:25pm)
Speakers' Corner: The Garlic Diaries: Farmer Shawn Stevens Shares Secrets and Confessions on Growing Garlic (10:00-10:25am)
Speakers’ Corner: Farmer David Cohlmeyer & Chef Justin Cournoyer Spill More Dirt on Garlic (3:00-3:25)
Speakers’ Corner: First Nations Cuisine 15,000 - Chef Rich Francis (1:00-1:25PM)
Speakers’ Corner: Johl Ringuette Discusses Wild Garlic from the POV of The First Nations and European Explorers (11:00-11:25)