Sweet summer berries may be ripe for the picking but a bold bulb is also ready to be harvested. Grab some garlic scapes, garlic pesto, garlic powders, garlic sauces, garlic blends, and more fresh from the farm at two garlic festivals happening around the region this month.
Edible Vancouver Garlic Festival at Limbert Mountain Farm
Stop by Limbert Mountain Farm (5493 Limbert Rd in Agassiz) on Saturday, August 18th from 10:00am until 5:00pm. The free festival will celebrate everything garlic “whether you’re interested in growing, cooking with or just eating this amazing plant”. Bring cash for purchases. Limbert Mountain Farm is just one of many stops on the self-guided Circle Farm Tour in case you’re up for exploring for the day.
Garlic Festival at The Sharing Farm
The Sharing Farm celebrates its 4th annual garlic festival on August 19th from 10:00am until 3:00pm. This event is also free to attend and will feature organically-grown artisan garlic and garlic products — even garlic ice cream from Casa Gelato. There will be entertainment, a seedling sale, and cooking demonstrations by The Chefs’ Table Society of BC. The festival will be located just down the road from the farm at Terra Nova Rural Park, 2631 Westminster Highway, in Richmond.
You can find Limbert Mountain Farm on Facebook and Sharing Farm on Facebook and Twitter for more information.