2017 Specialties

June 5, 2014

Acadian Shamrock Farm, Desboro Ontario

Acadian Shamrock Farm Acadian Shamrock Farm in the Township of Chatsworth has been in operation for over 25 years growing garlic. The land is very rocky but garlic grows nicely in the clay soil. We started selling garlic at the Owen Sound Farmers’ Market 15 years ago and have expanded to other garlic products such as: pickled garlic scapes, assorted garlic jellies, pickled garlic, spices, hot sauce, garlic mustards and relish, plus many other products . At the 2017 Toronto Garlic
September 7, 2016

Arvinda’s Bombay Shake

Designed for home cooks wanting to create truly authentic, home-style Indian curries, Arvinda’s range of natural Indian spice blends are an ingenious combination of perfectly balanced spices for exceptional curries anyone can call their own! Made in small batches with hand-selected premium spices where possible, Arvinda’s passionately blends in fresh Ontario garlic making our masalas unlike any spice blends on the market. The result is exceptional Indian spices for exceptional curries! Arvinda’s doubles up as a rub or marinade.
July 23, 2017

Beaver River Organics

I grow certified organic garlic, sell the bulbs and braids, as well as creating my own value-added products of raw minced garlic mixed in raw honey, 1 year old lacto-fermented garlic and minced garlic mixed with maple syrup. I help my folks hand-make boards, including garlic-shaped boards, for cutting and serving cheese or meats etc. We also make re-purposed knives using old good sheffield stainless steel while putting new handles on the blade and shaping and hand sharpening the blade
July 29, 2016
Moose River Chamois Co., a specialty vendor at the festival, sells innovative Garlic Graters.

Garlic Grater by Moose River Chamois

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

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
August 20, 2015

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 sure to visit Garlic Merch at the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival.
September 16, 2015
Garlic Pantry uses Ontario garlic varieties to make everything from smoked garlic bulbs, to jellies, pestos, and spreads.

Garlic Pantry

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 & Sharon currently grow 6 varieties of garlic which they incorporate into their delicious products. Their hickory smoked garlic bulbs and slices add smokiness to soups, stews and chilies. Pair one of their garlic jellies with cream cheese as an appetizer or with meat for an interesting main
September 14, 2016
Ilias and Son

Ilias and Sons

Ilias and Sons, winner of the 2016 Canadian Foodie Award, voted by fellow Canadian foodies will be sharing their superfood olive blend based products, and black garlic rocambole bulbs. There olive groves are located south of Sparta, Greece and include the Athinolia’s Olives, grown on there 1000+ year ancient Olive trees. Showcasing their black garlic infused extra virgin organic olive oil at the Toronto Garlic Festival, as featured on GustoTV’s first taste crate, is worth the trip to
August 9, 2016
Kricklewood Farm's all natural, non-GMO Cold Pressed Ontario Sunflower Oil is available at the 2016 festival.

Kricklewood Farm

Kricklewood Farm is eastern Ontario’s producer of a delicious and heart healthy cold pressed Sunflower Oil. We are a ‘seed to bottle’ operation as we grow the seed, harvest in the Fall, press it and bottle it. We offer our regular ‘tastes like sunshine’ oil along with a collection of four sunflower oil infusions and new for the 2017 Toronto Garlic Festival –  sunflower oil bread dippers.   _________________________________________________________________________________ Arranhill Garlic Farm - Bruce County Bell's
September 14, 2016
Pasta Tucci logo

Pasta Tucci

Pasta Tucci is a fresh flavoured pasta & sauce company from the heart of Toronto. All made with natural local ingredients bought from local farmers, gluten free options, sauces, pesto & more! At the Toronto Garlic Festival we will be selling packaged pasta flavoured with Ontario garlic by 100g so people can choose how much they would like to purchase, along with our sauces & pestos, made with Ontario garlic.   
June 12, 2014
Pyramid Farm & Ferments uses seasonal ingredients like Ontario garlic to produce sauerkrauts, kimchis, and kombuchas.

Pyramid Farm & Ferments

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, a small company and specialty vendor at the 2016 Toronto Garlic Festival, produces organic EVOO.


Sarafino is a small importing and distribution company that deals only in natural and un-compromised artisanal products which are true to their origins. A great deal of our time is spent meeting and educating our clients about where our products come from and how they are produced.  We have come to value traditional farming operations that offer personal responsibility for what they create. Our goal is to defend and promote such artisanal practices, and it is exclusively with these types
August 30, 2014

Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles – Brampton, Ontario

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.