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 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 […]

Alchemy Pickle Co.

Alchemy Pickle Co.

Alchemy Pickle Company produces regional and seasonal cultured vegetable pickles, sauerkraut and kimchi, Kombucha, and naturally carbonated sodas with produce purchased directly from Southern Ontario farmers. Fermented pickles, condiments, and beverages that are hand crafted and produced locally have additional benefits besides assisting digestion and contributing to a healthy internal flora; they also support local farmers and have a higher […]

ChocoSol

ChocoSol

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

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 […]

Garlic Merch

Garlic Merch

Unique, original, vintage, antique, handmade, unusual and artsy garlic-centric merchandise for those with a passion for the bulb. Sourced from garlic lovers around the world, these items – from greeting cards to tea towels, jewellery, art, stickers, dolls and more – are conversation starters, collectibles and sure to put a smile on a foodie’s face. Be […]

Garlic Pantry

Garlic Pantry

The Garlic Pantry produces a variety of quality garlic products to encourage the use of garlic in everyone’s daily life and to promote the use of Ontario garlic. Bill and Sharon have been growing garlic organically for over 15 years and currently grow 8 varieties which they incorporate into their delicious products. At the 2015 […]

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 2015 Toronto Garlic Festival they had liquid honey, comb honey, and flavoured honey such as the delightfully […]

Just A Cup Coffee

Just A Cup Coffee

Direct trade, shade grown, specialty grade, freshly roasted arabica coffee aimed at sustainable agriculture with community involvement. Just A Cup Coffee is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization with the remainder of the profits donated for work with children in Nicaragua. Along with their delicious coffee, at the 2015 Toronto Garlic Festival Just A Cup served an assortment […]

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 […]

Ma Belle Kitchens

Ma Belle Kitchens

Ontario heirloom garlic deserves nothing but the best kitchen for preparation. At Ma Belle Kitchens they understand your kitchen is more than an eating area; your kitchen is the heart of your home. Their product line includes designs from a local household furniture manufacturer with over thirty-five years experience and from two of Italy’s most renowned kitchen […]

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Rene has been making his own ‘secret’ recipe for garlic olives for over 5 years that includes a marinating process of 48 hours. He sells them at New Beginnings, his retail store, to accompany pottery garlic dishes made by his wife. At the 2015 Toronto Garlic Festival, Rene sold garlic olives, pottery olive dishes and beautiful […]

Pyramid Farm & Ferments

Pyramid Farm & Ferments

Pyramid Farm and Ferments handcrafts a unique and innovative line of fermented foods and beverages that draw from the abundance of their traditionally agricultural area of Prince Edward County. They work with seasonal ingredients to highlight their distinct flavours through their Sauerkrauts, Kimchis and Kombuchas; offering never before seen tastes and flavour profiles to our customers […]

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 […]

Toronto Bee Rescue

Toronto Bee Rescue

Toronto Bee Rescue is dedicated to the humane removal and relocation of established honey bee hives within the Greater Toronto Area. They also sell local Ontario honey and artisan honey vinegars. At the 2015 Toronto Garlic Festival, they featured an artisan honey garlic vinegar and garlic scapes pickled in honey vinegar. Also for sale was […]

Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles – Brampton, Ontario

Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles – Brampton, Ontario

Michele Nerino of Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles  has been making candles since she was a child. She has moved from paraffin to soy and eventually to beeswax. Michele makes all of her beeswax candles by hand and only Canadian organically-managed beeswax is used. No colours are added and unbleached cotton wicks contain no lead. For the 2015 […]