243 Haywood St
Asheville NC 28801
Garlic Tasting, Classes and Garlic Awesomeness!
Our Garlicky Mission
Simple Skills : Great Garlic
"I can't believe how tasty Garlic Ice Cream is, but the Garlic Sprinkles made me cry. Awesome!"
Emily Ansley Smith, Garlic Enthusiast
"One word... GARLIC!!"
Brian Harper, Festival Goer
"I loved learning about growing my own garlic!"
Chris Milan, Beginner Gardener
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.
2018 Garlic Trail Participants
2019 Updated List COMING SOON
The Farmer’s Hands
Offering garlic and onion jams
Well Seasoned Table
Offering Roasted Garlic Sea Salt
Gibson Berry Farm
Offering garlic syrup
Back in Black Cast Iron
Offering Bread w/Roasted Garlic and Tomatoes, Brushed with Garlic Scape Pesto
The Hop Ice Creamery
Offering Garlic Ice Cream
Offering Sauteed Garlic Mushrooms
Offering Fermented Wild Apple & Sweet Pepper Garlic Chutney.
Asheville Tea Company
Offering Garlic Tea
Offering Garlic Jun (Honey Kombucha)
Sow True Seed
Offering Roots Hummus Roasted Garlic Hummus
Offering a medicinal elixir containing garlic.
Oreno Hellenic Ladi
Offering virgin oil with freshly grated garlic
Offering samples of raw farm grown garlic!
NC Joy of Garlic
Offering Raw Whipped Garlic and Garlic Salsas
Gypsy Queen Cuisine
Offering Tradional Lebonese Toum
Offering hand made garlic pretzels.
Asheville Wild Foods
Offering Cured Ramp and Wild Greens Pesto
No Evil Foods
Offering something garlicky and vegan!
Offering Raspberry Garlic Vinaigrette
Root Bottom Farm
Offering Garlic Butter
Green River Booch
Offering a Garlic Kombucha
Offering Farm-Made Garlic Salt
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
UPDATED CLASS SCHEDULE FOR 2019 COMING SOON
Noon: Garlic Growing 101 with Angie Lavezzo (Sow True Seed Garlic Enthusiast!)
1:30PM: Cooking with Garlic with Cathy Clearly (Asheville author and food activist)
Cathy Cleary will demonstrate garlic infused recipes from her latest book, The Southern Harvest Cookbook including Chile Garlic Sauce and Garlic and Herb Cream Cheese.
3PM: Fermenting Garlic with Meg Chamberlain (Fermenti - a local fermenting business)
Meg Chamberlain will share her extensive skills on fermenting, with a specific focus on fermenting with garlic!
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!
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.
Pre-order seed garlic from Sow True Seed.
243 Haywood St
Asheville NC 28801
Garlic Tasting, Classes and Garlic!
WNC Garlic Fest