Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Aug 9, 2011 Garlic Festival at The Richmond Sharing Farm SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestSo you think you know garlic? Think again! The Richmond Sharing Farm at 2631 Westminster Highway, invites you to visit its site for the 3rd annual Garlic Festival on August 14th from 10am to 2pm. Fresh, locally grown garlic will be on sale along with pickled garlic scapes, fresh garlic bread, and garlic ice cream. Admission is free and families are most welcome. Free parking is available at Spulukwuks School and the farm is just a 10 minute stroll from the lotMost of the garlic sold in supermarkets is imported from China and tends to flavourless. This is garlic with a kick! Choose from varieties like Music, Hornby and Russian softneck. Individual bulbs retail for $3 each or can also be purchased for $15/lb. All proceeds will go towards the Sharing Farm, which grows food for the Richmond Food Bank.Families will enjoy the face painting, crafts table and live entertainment provided by Betty Berda, Winter Mitts and Da Bredheren. Garlic ice cream, provided by Casa Gelato, is sure to be a hit. Take a stroll through the beautiful Terra Nova Park and peek over at the chicken coop where Silkies & English Bantams have just begun laying.In addition to the garlic, winter vegetable seedlings will also be on sale so that gardeners can extend their growing season into January and February. Purple sprouting broccoli, Walla Walla onions, kale and winter lettuce are just some of the seedlings being offered.For more information about the Garlic Festival, visit the website.EdibleseventsfarmsFestivalgarlicvolunteers SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Dessert / Recipes July 13, 2020 Panna Cotta with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries and Basil Sugar Story and recipe and photography by: Isabelle Bulota Strawberry season has arrived! There is so much we can do with this delicious, beautiful ... Read More Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Comments are closed.