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 Food News October 26, 2023 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 24 & 25, 2023 For the ninth year in a row, Rancho Vignola is setting up its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale here at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many of you ... Read More Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Comments are closed.