2016 Festival Archive

Official Festival Poster

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Festival Program & Map

Garlic Recipes Brochure

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Festival Vendors


Bespoke Butchers – Pork Garlic Sausage with Kimchi.


Century Delight – Garlic and Saffron Infused Four Cheese Mac with Kale Chips.


Chocolates X Brandon Olsen – truffle consisting of coffee, black garlic and passionfruit.


Chocosol Traders – premium artisanal Garlic Chocolates and Garlic-Infused Mexican Style Tamales and Quesadillas.


Cut The Cheese – gourmet garlic grilled cheese sandwiches with kimchi and bacon option.


Drake General Store – House made Garlic, Green Onion & Olive Sourdough Waffles with Garlic & Arbol Chii Maple Syrup, Black Garlic Cultured Butter & Crema.


Empower T – Burmese Lahpet including Ontario garlic tossed with farm-grown Napa cabbage, tomatoes, dried broad beans, roasted ground almonds , sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, gogi berries, with various sides such as fried Ontario garlic, onions and tossed with a tangy lime fish dressing that is an explosion of WOW! Carol is also serving her recently created beverage, EmpowerT, which has no sugar added and no sweeteners, reflecting her philosophy to live a truly healthy lifestyle. For the sweet tooth, Carol has created Lady Earl Grey Tea Marshmallows -scented with Earl Grey tea & bergamot, creating a mouthful of textures of edible tea.


Grey County – grilled Garlic Lamb Sausage Skewer with Whole Roasted Garlic Cloves,  Grilled Chicken in Orange Bourbon and Garlic BBQ Sauce with Whole Roasted Garlic Cloves, and Granddad Jack’s Fresh-Pressed Apple Cider. For take home: Grey County/ACA member products for sale includes Garlic Lamb Sausage and Free-Range Small-Flock Chicken from Sweet Things from DeJong Acres (frozen products); BBQ sauces and spice rubs from Big Mama’s Kitchen Creations; Granddad Jack’s pure apple cider from T & K Ferri Orchards (3L vac-pack boxes).


Honest Weight – fresh Ontario garlic in all components of their featured dish: garlic-brushed crostini with pickled mackerel and smoked tomato compote.


Jamie Kennedy Fries – Lamb Poutine with Baked Garlic Gravy and Toscano Cheese and, his famous Fries with Garlic Aioli and Toasted Garlic Chip.


Just A Cup Coffee – Garlic Butter Tarts alongside their delicious Nicaraguan blend coffee.


La Limonada – garlic-laden Chicken & Potato and Vegetable Roti, plus Jerk Chicken Sandwiches on Coco Bread, alongside their original freshly squeezed fruit juice.


Laura Slack Chocolate Artist – A selection of handmade fresh truffles as well as the very popular Drink of the Gods Drinking Chocolate and her famous Lestat Black Garlic Chocolate Skull Truffle.


My Creme Caramel – Crème Caramel with Black Garlic.


Oakwood Hardware Food & Drink – Spent Grain Garlic, Beer, and Cheddar Bread, a delicious oven-baked bread made with grains leftover from brewing and topped with Ontario garlic and cheddar cheese. She will also be serving Baked Kibbeh with Ontario Garlic Tahini and Fermented Lemon. For dessert: Smoked Garlic Brittle, Dark Chocolate Fudge with Smokey Maple and Roasted Ontario Garlic Swirl, and Trini-Style Pineapple Chow—a spicy, sweet, and garlicky treat enjoyed throughout Trinidad that includes chunks of fresh pineapple mixed with fresh garlic, scotch bonnet pepper, lime juice, and cilantro.


Shoka – Yuzu and Sesame Garlic Truffle –  a ganache with sesame seed praline and garlic infusion, paired with a yuzu citrus ganache in the single truffle. It will be finished off by coating it in a dark chocolate, dusted with cocoa powder.


Slopes of Vesuvius Mobile Pizzeria – Chef Zambri’s prepares freshly tossed, wood-fired garlic pizza.


TC’s Tibetan Moma –  MoMo (Tibetan version of dumpling), in either beef or vegetable version. Their MoMos are served with pickled cabbage and hot sauce option.


TCI High School Chefs – Ultimate Garlic Lover’s Grilled Corn on the Cob and Beer Battered Mac & Cheese Bacon Balls served with two garlic-laden sauces. The students will also sell jars of their Garlic Lover’s Salsa using fresh veggies from their school’s very own 14 000 square foot garden.


The Pop Stand – garlic grapefruit sparkling wine ice pop and ice pop in a festival favourite flavour – roast garlic chocolate.


The Spice Chef’s Creation – Hakka Chicken Manchurian – Hakka-style battered chicken in chili garlic sauce with crispy fried noodles; Samosa Chaat (North Indian [Delhi] Street Food) – Broken-up samosas made with potatoes and green peas and topped with onion, tomato, chickpeas and cilantro. Paired with mint and coriander chutney, date and tamarind chutney, and yogurt. Finished with crispy chickpea flour noodles, puffed rice, and roasted garlic chips. Vegetarian; Gourmet Garlic Kale Popcorn – Organic kale and garlic-crusted popcorn drizzled with chili maple caramel, Himalayan pink salt, and love; Devilicious Garlic Chutney – A collectible garlic treasure made every year to take home from the festival.To drink: Garlic Coffee – South Indian coffee infused with butter, peppercorns, and Ontario garlic, topped with maple cream and dusted with pumpkin vanilla spice; Mango Lassi – Indian Alphonso mangoes and yogurt, topped with maple cream and pistachios; Jamun Super Drink – made with Indian black plum, sweet basil seed, maple, lemon, mint, and love.


When The Pig Came Home – Garlic-Brined Peameal Bacon Sandwiches with Garlic Aioli served on a ciabatta with roasted garlic aioli, maple aioli, tomato kale and option to add cheddar, double-smoked bacon and fried egg.

Beer & Wine

Brimstone Brewery


Creemore Brewery


Wine Tours Toronto


Acadian Shamrock Farm – Desboro, Ontario

Arranhill Garlic Farm – Allenford, Ontario

Brant County Garlic Company Inc – Scotland, Ontario

Cedar Grove Organic Farm – Omemee, Ontario

Fresh City Farms – Toronto, Ontario

Garlic Pantry – Carleton Place, Ontario

Hornby Garlic – Hornby, Ontario

Ken’s Garlic – Courtice, Ontario

Kricklewood Farm Inc – Frankville, Ontario

Langside Organic Garlic – Teeswater, Ontario

Little Trickle Farm – Douglas, Ontario

Mark Wales Farm Fresh Produce – Aylmer, Ontario

North Shore Organic Farm – Napanee, Ontario

Samsara Fields Organics – Waterford, Ontario

The Cobblestone Farm Paris – Paris, Ontario

The Cutting Veg – Jackson’s Point, Ontario

The Humble Clove – Port Burwell, Ontario

Two Buds – Barrie, Ontario

Specialty Vendors

Acadian Shamrock Farm


Alix Ceramics


Arvinda’s Bombay Shake


Beaver River Organics


Garlic Grater by Moose River




Garlic King


Garlic Merch


Garlic Pantry


Ilias and Sons


Kricklewood Farm


Ocean Wise


Pasta Tucci


Pyramid Farm and Ferments




Waxing Lyrical Beeswax Candles

Festival Programming

Speakers' Corner

Chef Brodie Dawson – Hot Sauce Tasting


Comedian/Radio Host/Chef Ben Miner – Garlicky Potatoe Wedges


Professor Michael Dixon, Director of the Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility and program, University of Guelph – Ontario Garlic in Outta This World


Arlene Throness, Urban Agriculture Coordinator, Ryerson University – Good Garlic Grows in Ontario


Chef Rosemary Lee, Cooking with Heat


Marni Wasserman, Nutritionist, The OG: Gluten, Not Garlic


Still Life with Garlic by Sip & Paint

Garlic Braiding

Al Cowan

Jewel 88 Music Stage

Musical guests Bill King, Donald Quan and Lawrie Ingles (piano provided by Remenyi House of Music)

Cooking Demos/Tastings

Great Garlic eScape BBQ


Chef Anne Sorrenti

Virtual Reality Farm Tour

Capture Scratch Motion Picture

Face Painting

By Sara


Just Eat It: A Food Wste Story (Grant Baldwin, 2014, 75:00) and The Story of Food (USC Canada, 2015, 5:40)


Garlic Breath Contest (gas chromatograph provided by Oral Chroma)

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