June 5, 2014
Acadian Shamrock Farm started growing garlic 15 years ago. The farm is run by Tony McNamara and Genette Bourque and is located in the township of Chatsworth, Grey County, ON. About 5 years ago the farm business expanded into the canning, producing all the garlic they required on their farm. At the 2015 Toronto Garlic Festival they were selling pickled garlic scapes (3rd at Royal Winter Fair), garlic jellies, garlic scape mustard, garlic dill pickles, pickled garlic, garlic scape
July 29, 2016
Alix Davis makes “functional” ceramics using a red earthenware clay body with sprig decoration and a majolica-type glaze. She has exhibited and sold her pieces at the Gardener Museum, The Guild Shop, Clay Design, Hamilton Art Gallery, and Shine Hamilton. Her work is inspired by 17th & 18th century baroque designs and patterns that are based on nature. Alix is working on a garlic-themed ceramic object to sell at the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival. Visit her website to see more
August 16, 2016
Beaver River Organics grows many types of Ontario garlic and also makes home-made food grade chopping boards. A limited supply will be available at the festival.
July 29, 2016
At the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival, Moose River Chamois Co. will provide a fun, enthusiastic demonstration of their Garlic Grater, showing customers how to get the most flavour and health benefits from the earth’s most perfect food – garlic. Moose River is the demonstrative and online company behind this innovative, multi-use food preparation item that will grate any fruit, nut, or vegetable very differently than an aluminum cheese grater. Due to its bumpy ceramic plate design, garlic is grated
July 29, 2016
Garlic King is a home-based business operating in Waterloo, Ontario and producing its original Garlic Spread in an inspected facility in Fergus, Ontario. They are committed to offering a healthy and natural product. They start with a non-hydrogenated soya base, add fresh, chopped Canadian-grown garlic, and finish it off with a special blend of over 30 herbs and spices. The special blend of herbs enhances the garlic flavour without tasting too strong for the conservative garlic lover. Garlic King Garlic Spread is
September 16, 2015
Garlic Pantry produces a variety of quality garlic goods to encourage the use of Ontario garlic in everyone’s daily life. Bill and Sharon have been growing organic garlic for over 15 years and currently grow six varieties that they incorporate into their delicious products. At the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival, they will be selling their earthy and sweet black garlic bulbs, cloves, pastes, powders, and salt with balsamic undertones. They will also be offering smoked garlic (including bulbs,
April 5, 2014
Harvey’s Honeys brings varietal and wildflower honeys as well as flavoured honeys to the marketplace. They also try to educate the public about the importance and the role of the honeybee in the scheme of life. At the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival they will sell honey, varietal honey, comb honey (if we get some), and flavored honey.
August 9, 2016
Kricklewood Farm produces 100% pure, all natural Cold Pressed Sunflower Oil. The crop is grown using non-GMO traditional farming practices without pesticides or herbicides, and the oil is made in small batches using a cold press method to preserve excellent taste and quality. Their 100% pure Cold Pressed Sunflower Oil can be purchased as is or infused with garlic, basil, lemon, or roasted chilis at the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival.
April 4, 2014
Laura Slack is a Toronto based artisan chocolatier and pastry chef. An avid baker since childhood, Laura honed her passion through formal education and practical work experience. Laura’s full collection of fresh truffles is now available at her Truffle Boutique at McEwan Foods, located in the Shops at Don Mills as well as Holt Renfrew’s Gourmet on Bloor Street and Maisonette in the Distillery District. Her Lion’s Paw liquid salted caramel truffle is also available on the dessert
June 12, 2014
Pyramid Farm and Ferments crafts a unique and innovative line of fermented foods and beverages that draw from the abundance of our traditionally agricultural area. We work with seasonal ingredients to highlight their distinct flavours through our sauerkrauts, kimchis and kombuchas; offering never before seen tastes and flavour profiles to our customers and retail vendors. We source our raw ingredients as close to home as possible. Combining our own ecologically grown produce with wildcrafted ingredients from Prince Edward
April 4, 2014
Sarafino is a small importing and distribution company that deals only in natural and un-compromised artisanal products which are true to their origins. Much of their time is spent meeting and educating their clients about where their products come from and how they are produced. Much of these labours are devoted to their internationally renowned Virgin and Extra Virgin Olive Oils and their new Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. These products are created on their family estate. They
August 30, 2014
Michele Nerino of Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles has been making candles since she was a child. She began using paraffin wax, moved to soy, and eventually transitioned to beeswax. Michele makes all of her beeswax candles by hand with organically-managed Canadian beeswax. No colours are added and their unbleached cotton wicks contain no lead. At the 2015 Toronto Garlic Festival, Michele sold garlic-shaped and scented handmade beeswax candles created and manufactured in Brampton, Ontario.