Coverage

2021

CTV Your Morning – November 4. 2021

Breakfast Television – November 1, 2021

Ontario Morning CBC Radio – November 4, 2021

CBC News – “Music and ‘magic’: What a farmers wants you to know about Ontario garlic” – Nov 4, 2021

CBC Metro Morning – November 2, 2021

Newstalk Radio 1010 with host Jason Agnew – October 30, 2021

Global Radio 640 AM with host Kelly Cutrara – November 3, 2021

Toronto Star – “Toronto events big, small and garlicky” – October 31, 2021

MSN Canada – November 1, 2021

Global News Morning Peterborough – November 3, 2021

88.7 Napanee Today – Ontario Garlic Week: McClure Eats producing close to 3000 bulbs of garlic – November 5, 2021

Lakefield Herald – October 29, 2021

Northumberland Radio with host Dave Glover – October 29, 2021. “Selwyn Celebrates Ontario Garlic Week. 

Sauga 960 AM with host Norm Murray – October 28, 2021

Global News Morning Kingston – October 25, 2021

ELMNT FM with host David Moses – October 22, 2021

 

2019

Yahoo!News.com – October 10 – “Soyoung Lee takes care of young Garlic stems in this undated handout photo“

BuzzFeed – July 28, 2021. “45 Canadianisms From “Kim’s Convenience” To Keep In Mind When Traveling To Canada.”

2019

City News – September 15, 2019. 6pm news.

Daily Hive – September 15, 2019. “11 Things to do in Toronto Today.”

CP 24 Breakfast – September 14, 2019. Host Kayla-Marie Williams with Chef Jane Tran and Festival founder Peter McClusky.

Newstalk 1010 – Saturdays with Ted Woloshyn – Sept 14, 2019. Host Ted Waloshyn interviews Festival founder Peter McClusky.

To Do Canada – September 14, 2019. Toronto Garlic Festival.

CBC Here and Now – September 13, 2019. Host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe interviews Festival founder Peter McClusky.

CHIN TV – September 13, 2019. News item featuring Festival founder Peter McClusky

CJRU Radio – September 12, 2019. Host Jacky Tuinstra Harrison interviews Festival founder Peter McClusky (replayed Sept 13).

Global News – September 12, 2019. Host Jennifer Valentyne with Chef Anne Sorrenti.

Now Toronto – September 12, 2019. The Best Weekend Events in Toronto.

Brantford Expositor – September 11, 2019. “Stinky is Good at Toronto Garlic Fest,” by Rita Demontis.

Edmonton Journal – September 11, 2019. “Stinky is Good at Toronto Garlic Fest,” by Rita Demontis.

Muslim Links – September 11, 2019. “Eat Garlic and Learn More about the Diverse Cultures Who Love It at the Toronto Garlic Festival This Sunday,” by Chelby Daigle.

Toronto Sun – September 11, 2019. “Stinky is Good at Toronto Garlic Festival,” by Rita DeMontis.

Blog TO – September 9, 2019. “15 Things to do in Toronto This Week,” by Lisa Power.

L’express – September 9, 2019. “5 Things to do in Toronto this week” by Emma Couffin.

Toronto.com – September 6, 2019. Vampires beware, Toronto Garlic Festival returning to Wychwood.

BlogTO – August 28, 2019. The Top 10 Food Events in Toronto this September.

 

2018

Organicfarmer.blog – November 24, 2018. “Toronto Garlic Festival.”

CBC Here and Now – October 10, 2018. Food columnist Emma Waverman on garlic season.

Whole Health Kitchen – September 18, 2018. The Toronto Garlic Festival and Garlicy Kale Pesto (Vegan).

Xinhua News Agency – September 17, 2018. The 8th Annual Toronto Garlic Festival.

CP24 News – September 16, 2018. Weekend events recap featuring Toronto Garlic Festival.

Newstalk 1010 – September 15, 2018. Toronto Garlic Festival.

Toronto.com – September 12, 2018. 12 Great Ways to Enjoy Fall in Toronto in 2018.

Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance – July 30, 2018. Syrian refugees join Toronto Garlic Festival for garlic harvest.

Daily Hive – June 22, 2018. 76 amazing events and festivals in Toronto to check out this summer.

 

2017

Travelingmitch – December 11, 2017. Everything You Need to Know About the Toronto Garlic Festival.

Marilyn Denis Show – October 25, 2017. Nutritionist Miranda Malisani’s visit to Toronto Garlic Festival.

Vacay.ca – September 17, 2017. Five reasons why garlic festival rocks.

CP24 Breakfast – September 16, 2017. Festival founder Peter McClusky serves up Garlic Sake Ice Cream.

The Harvest Commission – September 15, 2017. Releasing the Garlic Flavour.

Torontoist – September 15, 2017. Urban Planner: What’s on in Toronto.

Toronto Life – Sept 11, 2017. What to do in Toronto this week.

Newstalk 1010 – September 9, 2017. Let’s Eat with Zane Caplansky.

Guelphtoday.com – Sept 8, 2017. Wellington County is king of crops.

SouthWesternOntario.ca – September 5, 2017. Farmers and chefs at garlic fest.

Ontarioculinary.com – August 25, 2017. We’re All About the Allium at Toronto Garlic Festival.

Sudbury.com – August 25, 2017. Garlic Recipes, Local beans, and Sudbury Guitar Trio – This Week at The Market.

Huffingtonpost.ca – May 25, 2017. The Ultimate Toronto Food Fest 2017 Guide.

Standardmedia.co – March 7, 2017. The healing power of garlic and types of cancer it can prevent you from.

 

2016

CP24 Breakfast – September 18, 2016 (8:20am). Featuring festival vendors Drake General Store and Bespoke Butcher.

Gardenmaking.com – September 18, 2016. Toronto Garlic Festival.

Latestcanada.com – September 18, 2016. Toronto Garlic Festival Adds Some Kick to the Weekend.

Myinforms.com – September 18, 2016. Toronto Garlic Festival Adds Some Kick to the Weekend.

newssaskatchewa.ca– September 18, 2016. Toronto Garlic Festival Adds Some Kick to the Weekend.

OntarioNews – September 18, 2016. Toronto Garlic Festival Adds Some Kick to the Weekend.

Thestar.com – September 18, 2016. Toronto Garlic Festival Adds Some Kick to the Weekend.

Thespec.com – September 17, 2016. Wait until mid-October to plant garlic.

Goodfoodrevolution.com – September 16, 2016. Toronto Garlic Fest 2016.

Radio Canada – September 16, 2016. Les Bouchardises: le Festival de l’ail de Toronto.

Radio-Canada.ca – September 16, 2016. Les Bouchardises : le Festival de l’ail de Toronto.

Radio-Canada.ca – September 16, 2016. Les Bouchardises : le Festival de l’ail de Toronto.

Foodism.to – September 14, 2016. Garlic, Spice and All Things Nice.

Foodism.to – September 14, 2016. Garlic, Spice and All Things Nice.

Hamilton Spectator – September 14, 2016. Almost all Ontario garlic leads back to this man.

HoffmanHayes.com – September 12, 2016. Food Makers & Changers: Peter McClusky.

Newstalk 1010 – The Pay Chen Show – September 10, 2016. Live interview with Peter McClusky.

InsideToronto.com – September 8, 2016. Recipes: Going Beyond Savoury Dishes with Garlic.

Newstalk 1010 – Saturdays with Ted Woloshyn – Sept 3, 2016. Live interview with Toronto Garlic Festival founder Peter McClusky, festival vendors Ilyan Balicki (Chocosol Traders) and Spencer Idenouye (Capture Scratch) (1:42:09 to 2:01:45).

InsideToronto.com – August 19, 2016. Toronto Garlic Festival celebrating six stinkin’ years.

Ryerson Radio – The Food Fix – June 1, 2016. Live interview with author and Toronto Garlic Festival founder Peter McClusky (0:59 to 16:45).

 

2015

Nossa TV Canada – Oct 14, 2015. Garlic Festival 2015.

The Long and Short of It – September 28, 2015. Toronto Garlic Festival 2015…A Stinky Success!

Lewed’s Blog czyli Dziennik Szachcica Polskiego – September 21, 2015. Garlic is the Celebrity.

The Toronto Star – September 21, 2015. Garlic lovers indulge their passion at Wychwood Barns festival.

NewsTalk 1010 – The Motts – September 20, 2015. Live interview with Toronto Garlic Festival Founder Peter McClusky.

Bayshore Broadcasting News – September 18, 2015. Desboro farmers among several local producers at Toronto Garlic Festival.

Global Morning Show – September 18, 2015. Lisa Sanguedolce of Le Dolci and Festival Founder Peter McClusky in live garlic pastry tasting with host Carlyn Mackenzie in 8:50am segment.

SeniorToronto.ca – September 18, 2015. Toronto Garlic Festival.

AM 740 AM – September 17, 2015. Festival founder Peter McClusky chops fresh garlic live on-air while making garlic bread for host Frank Proctor.

The New Classical 96.3 FM – September 17, 2015. Host Bill Andersen interviews Festival Founder Peter McClusky while sampling Butterscotch Ice Cream with Black Garlic & Bourbon swirl.

InsideToronto.com – September 16, 2015. Enjoy jams, jellies and even butter tarts with garlic at Toronto Garlic Festival.

The Hip & Urban Girl – September 12, 2015. The Toronto Garlic Festival!

PressReader.com – September 09, 2015. Garlic festival reveals tart bulb’s unexpected sweet side.

Thestar.com – September 09, 2015. Food & Wine Events.

NationalPost.com – September 08, 2015. Pungency Promised at festivals celebrating garlic held across Canada.

620CKRM.com – September 05, 2015. Celebrating “garlic” across Canada.

LFPress.com – September 05, 2015. Festivals celebrating garlic held across Canada.

CTVNews.ca – September 04, 2015. Pungency Promised at festivals celebrating garlic held across Canada.

Vancouver Sun – September 4, 2015. Garlic grower and author Peter McClusky works in his garlic patch.

SiriusXM Ward & Al Show – September 1, 2015. Garlic talk in good humour and the book ‘Ontario Garlic’ with author Peter McClusky.

Toronto Foodies – Upcoming Events.Standard-Freeholder.com – August 30, 2015. Cornwall’s Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival a strong addition to circuit

The Pay Chen Show – August 30, 2015. Peter McClusky calls in to talk about his new book ‘Ontario Garlic’ and more (starts @ 43:53)

blogTO.com – August 28, 2015. Toronto Food Events: AwesTRUCK, Food Truck Frenzy, Tamil Festival, Le Burger Week, Toronto Garlic Festival.

ChooseCornwall.ca – August 28, 2015. Garlic Festival Adds Flavour to Lamoureux Park.

CBC Morning North – August 21, 2015. Peter McClusky talks about the Sudbury Garlic Festival and the story of garlic in Ontario.

CHEX TELEVISION – August 21, 2015. On-air interview with Festival Founder Peter McClusky (starts @ 33:35).

BlackburnNews.com – August 07, 2015. Marketing Bruce Garlic in Toronto.

TheGate.ca – June 27, 2015. 5th Anniversary Toronto Garlic Festival.

CBC Fresh Air – June 14, 2015. Toronto Garlic Festival founder Peter McClusky talks about his new book, Ontario Garlic: The Story From Farm to Festival.

 

2014

Diggin The Dirt – October 8, 2014. Toronto’s Garlic Festival.

Get Out – October 8, 2014. Taking It Raw At The Toronto Garlic Festival.

eve Woman’s World – October 1, 2014. The immense medicinal value of garlic.

Rogers Channel 105 – October 1, 2014. Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Official Report of Debates. (Hansard) Minister of Tourism Culture and Sport on the Toronto Garlic Festival (excerpt from transcript).

CanCulture – September 28, 2014. I put that stuff on everything! – Toronto’s Garlic Festival 2014.

Fables and Focacciao – September 22, 2014. A Bulbous Bash: The Toronto Garlic Festival.

Mom Who Runs – September 22, 2014. The Toronto Garlic Festival is Garlicky Good.

Vegiterra – September 22, 2014. Vegiterra at Toronto Garlic Festival.

CHIN TV/CITY TV – The Johnny Lombardi Show. September 21, 2014 (11:00 AM). Festival chef Giacomo Pasquini demonstrates Home Made Garlic Ciabatta Bruschettone, with a traditional Porchetta with “agliata”( garlic confit and Parsley).

CP24 Breakfast Television – September 21, 2014 (8:20 AM). Features Toronto Garlic Festival partners Ted English (The Chocolateria), Chef Anne Sorrenti, and the Ontario Science Centre.

Dan Schaumann – September 21, 2014. Garliced out at the Toronto Garlic Festival.

AM 530 Multicultural Radio. September 20, 2014. Ted Waloshyn interviews Toronto Garlic Festival vendor and farmer Alana Kramarchuk.

Ciao Down with Mama Theresa – September 20, 2014. Toronto Garlic Festival 2014.

Saturdays with Ted Woloshyn – September 20, 2014. Ted talks with festival founder Peter McClusky and Chef Ron Raymer.

Blog TO – September 19, 2014. Toronto Food Events: Food Truck Fest, Garlic Fest, Madcap Pickle Championship, The Pig & The Pasta.

CBC Here and Now – September 19, 2014. Toronto Garlic Festival founder Peter McClusky talks about Ontario garlic.

CBC News – September 19, 2014. What’s on in Toronto this weekend.

NOW Toronto – September 19, 2014. https://nowtoronto.com/search/event/all/.

SIRIUS XM – Ward & Al. September 17, 2014. Al and Arthur (filling in for Al) talk with festival founder Peter McClusky about Ontario garlic.

The Pay Chen Show, Newstalk 1010 – September 7, 2014. Festival founder Peter McClusky talks about the Toronto Garlic Festival and his 2015 book, Ontario Garlic: The Story from Farm to Festival.

Grey-Bruce This Week – September 2, 2014. Toronto Garlic Festival gets a Taste of Bruce County.

Food Link Grey Bruce – August 20, 2014. http://www.goodfoodrevolution.com/fresh-garlic-ontario/.

Good Food Revolution – August 15, 2014. Fresh Garlic

Montreal Gazette – May 22, 2014. Food chat recap: Glorious Garlic. Special guest Peter McClusky.

Deconstructing Dinner – May 12, 2014. The Importance of Garlic to Small Scale Farmers, featuring Peter McClusky (2:16)

Greenbelt Fresh – April 11, 2014. An Interview with Peter McClusky on Tracing Garlic’s Ontario Roots.

 

2013

Party in My Tummy – October 28, 2013. GarlicHuffington Post – September 25, 2013. Benefits of Garlic: 11 Healthy Reasons To Eat More Of This Smelly Superfood.

Huffington Post – September 25, 2013. How to Get Local Garlic in Your Supermarket.

The Kitchen Operas – September 24, 2013. Roasted Walnut & Garlic Hummus.

Deconstructing Dinner – September 23 , 2013. Garlic Episode.Toronto Garlic Festival featured at 11:20 – 12:33.

The Hangry Spell – September 23, 2013. The G Word/Toronto Garlic Festival

The Sydney Chronicles – September 23, 2013. fall/weekend.

Torontoist – September 23, 2013. Garlic Unites a Crowd at the Brick Works.

CHIN TV – September 22, 2013. Toronto Garlic Festival chef Anne Sorrenti makes gluten free black garlic chocolate brownies.

Global TV News – September 22, 2013.Global TV Coverage Sept22-2014.

Mom Who Runs – September 22, 2013. Toronto Garlic Festival and More Upcoming Events.

Addicted – September 21, 2013. The Toronto Garlic Festival.

BlogTO – September 20, 2013. Toronto Food Events: Awestruck Canada, Canada Brai Day, Sweets & Treats Fest, Garlic Fest, Foodival.

CBC Metro Morning with Matt Galloway – September 20, 2013. Festival founder Peter McClusky describes his transition to growing garlic.

Everything Zoomer – September 20, 2013. The Man Behind The Toronto Garlic Festival.

CHOQ FM – September 19, 2013. Interview with Toronto Garlic Festival chef Veronique Perez from Limonana.

TheEyeopener.com – September 19, 2013. This Weekend in Toronto.

VillageLivingMagazine.ca – September 19, 2013. 3rd Annual Toronto Garlic Festival – This Sunday September 22, 2013 | Evergreen Brickworks.

Notable.ca – September 18, 2013. “Notable Reads: Toronto Garlic Festival chef Anne Sorrenti.

SheDoesTheCity.com – September 17, 2013. In anticipation of the third annual Toronto Garlic Festival, we interview garlic farmer Heather MacMillan.

Canadian Foodie Girl – September 15, 2013. Toronto Garlic Festival Craft Beer & Food Pairing.

Travelandescape.com – August 14, 2013. How To Get Smelly: Ontario’s Garlic Festivals.

CBC Toronto – August 7, 2013. Festival founder Peter McClusky featured in segment on garlic and cancer (24:20-26:23).

Breakfast Television – April 19, 2013. The Chocolateria features their Tanzanian Dark Chocolate Truffle with fermented garlic, specially made for the Toronto Garlic Festival table at the 2013 Brewers Plate (54:00).

Good Morning America – April 18, 2013. 8 Ridiculous Foods Made With Garlic.

Torontoist.com – April 18, 2013. Brewer’s Plate Savours Ontario. Chef Anne Sorrenti at Toronto Garlic Festival’s chef table at Brewers Plate.

CHCH Morning Live – April 16, 2013. 8:50 AM. Brewers Plate Toronto, interview with Peter McClusky from Toronto Garlic Festival.

 

2012

CBC Marketplace with Tom Harrington – October 26, 2012. 8 PM EST. “High Steaks.” Tom Harrington does a steak cooking demo at the Toronto Garlic Festival.

Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance – October 24, 2012. “Garlic: From Appetizer to Dessert!”

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. Brant County Garlic Company @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. Busy Liz’s @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. Garlic Chocolate Ice Cream @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. Garlic Growers Association of Ontario @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. Golden Acres Farm @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. Incredible Spice @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 17, 2012. Incredible Spice’ Chutney Sells Out @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Toronto Foodies – October 16, 2012. Toronto Garlic Festival.

Canadian Foodies – October 14, 2012. AGreenCulture @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 14, 2012. Alchemy Pickle Company @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 14, 2012. Peter McClusky @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 14, 2012. Reiczas Rocamboles @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 14, 2012. Simon De Boer @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 14, 2012. This Little Pig @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies – October 14, 2012. Torito Tapas Bar @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Canadian Foodies– October 14, 2012. Cheesewerks @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

FoodTrippin’ – October 14, 2012. “Toronto Garlic Festival.“

Mom Who Runs – October 14, 2012. “Eating My Way Thru The Toronto Garlic Festival.”

Trip Advisor – October 14, 2012. “Toronto Forum: Toronto Garlic Festival 2012!”

Canadian Foodies – October 13, 2012. Ken’s Garlic @ Toronto Garlic Festival 2012.

Peter Visima – October 13, 2012. Toronto Garlic Festival.

CBC Here and Now – October 12, 2012. Interview with Peter McClusky.

Daytime Rogers TV – October 12, 2012. Interview with Peter McClusky and chef Anne Sorrenti.

Huffington Post – October 12, 2012. Garlic Benefits: 7 Things You May Not Know About Garlic.

Suhaag – October 12, 2012. “Garlic, the magical clove honoured at Toronto Festival.” Interview with festival speaker Dr Raji Iyer.

Bits Lounge – October 10, 2012. Events.

Breakfast Television – October 10, 2012. “All about Garlic.”

Canada msn – October 10, 2012. “Garlic lovers flock to Toronto festival.“

Canada.com – October 10, 2012. “Olfactory extravaganza as Toronto Garlic Festival celebrates the stinky bulb.“

Huffington Post – October 10, 2012. “Olfactory extravaganza as Toronto Garlic Festival celebrates the stinky bulb.“

Notable.ca – October 10, 2012. “Executive Reads: Peter McClusky“

Torontolife – October 10, 2012. “The Weekender: The Junction Flea, Ellie Goulding and six other events on our to-do list.”

She Does The City – October 9 , 2012. ”2nd Annual Toronto Garlic Festival Will Make Mouths Water at the Brickworks.“

Newstalk 1010 – October 6, 2012. Ted Woloshyn & The Toronto Garlic Festival.

Zoomermag.com – September 25, 2012. “The Man Behind the Toronto Garlic Festiva.l“

Canadian Foodies – February 10, 2012. Toronto Garlic Festival @ CSI Food Innovation Constellation.

 

2011

Untilweeatagain – September 26, 2011. Impressions of the First Annual Toronto Garlic Festival.