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243 Haywood St
Asheville NC 28801

Oct 7th, 2017: Noon-6PM

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Garlic Tasting, Classes and Garlic Awesomeness!

Our Garlicky Mission

Simple Skills : Great Garlic

EAT

WNC Garlic Fest is an opportunity to eat some creative, awesome and inspired garlic dishes! Garlic Ice Cream with garlic sprinkles, Garlic Fudge, Garlic Cookies, Honey Fermented Garlic. Come explode your taste buds.

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LEARN

Western North Carolina is an agricultural hotspot and growing garlic is no exception. WNC Garlic Fest was founded with a mission to educate people in the simple skill of growing great garlic and offers free garlic lessons.

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GROW

WNC Garlic Fest is organized and supported by Sow True Seed, a local seed company that supplies certified seed garlic and supports the mission of local and sustainable food systems. Grow Your Own Great Garlic!

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EAT

The Garlic Trail: Select participating vendors will be listed on a postcard available from Sow True Seed. Follow the WNC Garlic Trail, find the vendors and show them your postcard for a FREE garlicky experience. Collect all the experiences and return to Sow True Seed for a small Garlic-Guru prize.

2017 Garlic Trail Participants

We’ll update with 2018 participants closer to the time!

LEARN

Simple Skills: WNC Garlic Fest is organized by Sow True Seed, a local seed company that is committed to supporting a sustainable food system. The inaugural Garlic Fest of 2014 was really just born from Sow True Seed offering free garlic growing classes and getting a little over excited.

FREE 45-60 Minute Garlic Classes

We’ll update with the 2018 classes closer to the time!

Noon: Garlic Growing 101 with Angie Lavezzo (Sow True Seed Garlic Enthusiast!)

Garlic Growing 101 aims to give the beginner gardener all the skills that they need to get started with growing garlic. Variety selection, garden preparation, planting, care and harvest. Simple skills for great garlic – learn how to grow in this compact session!

 

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1:30PM: Preserving Garlic with Nan Chase (Asheville author and gardener)

Garlic preservation is a class all about turning your garlic into something delicious that will store for a long time. Nan will cover pcikling, fermenting, dehydrating and powdering and a host of other tips and tricks for stroing and preserving garlic.

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3PM: Cooking with Garlic with Denise Barratt (Asheville author and nutritionist)

Join Denise Barratt, registered dietitian nutritionist, for a cooking demo featuring garlic! Denise will share several ways to add garlic to your meals and get your daily dose of medicinal garlic. Sample one of her favorite recipes with garlic and take home lots of garlic-eating ideas.

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4:30PM Garlic Growing 101 with Chris Smith (Sow True Seed Garlic Enthusiast!)

Garlic Growing 101 aims to give the beginner gardener all the skills that they need to get started with growing garlic. Variety selection, garden preparation, planting, care and harvest. Simple skills for great garlic – learn how to grow in this compact session!

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GROW

Great Garlic: Garlic Fest aims to feed you some unforgettable experiences, teach you everything you need to know to get you started as a garlic gardener, and then send you home with a your favorite variety of garlic so you can embark on your first garlic growing adventure.

Where?

243 Haywood St
Asheville NC 28801

Oct 7th, 2017: Noon-6PM

Day(s)

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Hour(s)

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Minute(s)

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Second(s)

What?

Garlic Tasting, Classes and Garlic!

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