Sept 21 9:45am – not too early for a shot of raw Ontario garlic at the 4th Annual Toronto Garlic Festival

Sept 21 9:45am – not too early for a shot of raw Ontario garlic at the 4th Annual Toronto Garlic Festival

Sept 21 2:17pm – Chef Yamaguchi serves his famously delicious Gushi Chicken at the Toronto Garlic Festival

Sept 21 2:17pm – Chef Yamaguchi serves his famously delicious Gushi Chicken at the Toronto Garlic Festival

Toronto Water

Toronto Water

The City of Toronto provides clean, safe drinking water that is continuously tested from where the raw water enters our treatment plants to production, distribution and our taps. Standards for drinking water quality are set and legally enforced by the Ontario Drinking Water Standards. The regulation, which focuses on treatment and testing, mandates public access [...]

Floralora Flowers

Floralora Flowers

Floralora Flowers is a small, sustainably run flower farm in Prince Edward County, Ontario. They are committed to providing a wide range of enchanting, locally grown flowers and foliage of the freshest quality to bouquet subscribers, market goers, florists and special event planners. At the Toronto Garlic festival they’ll sell fresh cut flowers.  

DL Creations

DL Creations

Albert Einstein once said “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” While they aren’t geniuses like Mr. Einstein, at DL Creations they are inspired by the brilliance of the earth. Founder David Loerchner’s fascination with and respect for the outdoors is what motivates him to make beautiful housewares from reclaimed pieces [...]

Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles – Brampton, Ontario

Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles – Brampton, Ontario

Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles are all hand made from Canadian beeswax. They are free of added colours and fragrance. The wicks are bleach-free, lead-free cotton. The company focus is on creating products which are natural, local and sustainable. At the Toronto Garlic Festival they’ll sell  pure beeswax candles in various shapes and sizes, including a [...]

Alchemy Pickle Company – Toronto, Ontario

Alchemy Pickle Company – Toronto, Ontario

Alchemy Pickle Company makes delicious, nutrient dense, raw cultured vegetables and naturally carbonated sodas, building direct relationships with sustainable farmers in Southern Ontario, and providing education around healthy whole foods. They are regional and seasonal! Fermented pickles, condiments, and beverages that are hand crafted and produced locally have additional benefits besides assisting digestion and contributing [...]

Pyramid Farm & Ferments

Pyramid Farm & Ferments

Pyramid Farm and Ferments practices the traditional art of fermentation to create handcrafted, local, raw and cultured foods. They craft Sauerkrauts, Kimchi and Kombucha by fermenting their own farm-grown produce and other high quality local ingredients. Go with your gut! At the Toronto Garlic Festival they’ll feature Sauerkrauts-6 flavours, Kimchi-3 flavours, Kombucha-3 flavours, Pestos-3 types,  [...]

Acadian Shamrock Farm, Desboro Ontario

Acadian Shamrock Farm, Desboro Ontario

Acadian Shamrock Farm started growing garlic 15 years ago. The farm is run by Tony McNamara and Genette Bourque. About 5 years ago the farm business expanded into the canning.  At the Toronto Garlic Festival they’ll be selling pickled garlic scapes (3rd at Royal Winter Fair), garlic jellies, garlic scape mustard, garlic dill pickles, pickles garlic, [...]

Canadian Black Garlic

Canadian Black Garlic

Major Craig’s  mission is to make the most unique specialty food products in Canada. They love local, Non-GMO, healthy clean foods and their products are made in small batches with a focus on quality. At the Toronto Garlic Festival they’ll feature Canadian Black Garlic, Black Garlic paste, Black Garlic Raspberry-Whiskey Jam,  Major Craig’s Chutneys,  Major [...]

Harvey’s Honeys

Harvey’s Honeys

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 Toronto Garlic Festival they’ll have Honey, varietal honey, comb honey, beeswax candles and flavoured honey such as [...]

Brian Hamlin Honey

Brian Hamlin Honey

Brian Hamlin started his first hives in 1975 and presently keeps small apiaries in Toronto, Georgina Island, First Nations and on organic farms in the Peterborough area. He is a treatment-free beekeeper and takes care to place hives near healthy sustainable eco-systems. He is also involved in a variety of local events and organizations including [...]

Add Love & Stir

Add Love & Stir specializes in transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary! They’ve created a dip mix called Roasted Duos (garlic and sweet red pepper) which, combined with a simple base of sour cream or soft cheese tastes absolutely delicious. Also available at the Toronto Garlic Festival is an authentic Italian bread dip, which served with [...]

Laura Slack Chocolate Artist

Laura Slack Chocolate Artist

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 [...]

ChocoSol

ChocoSol

ChocoSol is a learning community/social enterprise that uses artisanal dark chocolate as a symbolic product. Their artisan chocolate is made fresh in Toronto using organic, forest garden, shade-grown cacao, sourced directly from Indigenous communities in Southern Mexico. Their chocolates are made without dairy, gluten, soy and nuts, and are also vegan. They specialize in both [...]

Sarafino

Sarafino

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 [...]