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Volume 23, Number 15                         August 10 & 11, 2019      

Maritza Marcantonio, Editor


This Weeks Market!

This Week's Event

Garlic Festival! Join us this weekend for our 2 day celebration of all things garlic with 110+ local vendors, special events and more!

Check out our Events Schedule to be a part of all the fun:

Saturday August 10th

8:00am – Festival Opens! 

9:30am – The Best Garlic Contest 

(Events Tent)                                       

10:00am – Garlic Tasting + Garlic Shot Event begins (Events Tent)

10:30am –Garlic Braiding with Catherine Cheff of Cheff Fields Farm           

11:00am – Health Benefits of Garlic with Katherine Willow - Carp Eco Wellness Centre

12:00pm –Growing Great Garlic with John Moore of Wolfgrove Garlic          

1:00pm – Presentation of the Jim Craig Memorial Award for Best Garlic Booth

1:30pm – Cooking Demo with Tristan  – ‘From the Ground Up Culinary’

3:00pm – Festival Closes for the day. See you tomorrow for Day 2!


Sunday August 11th

10:00am – Festival Opens! Garlic Tasting + Garlic Shots Event begins (Events Tent)          

10:30am – Garlic Braiding with Catherine Cheff of Cheff Fields Farm

11:00am – Growing Great Garlic with John Moore of Wolfgrove Garlic

12:00pm – Cooking Demo with Tatiana – Red Seal Chef, Gold Medal Pastry Chef & Educator 

1:00pm – Cooking Demo with Jillian – Red Seal Chef, Educator, Chopped Canada

3:00pm – Festival Closes! See you next Saturday


Information Section

Have you heard about our Garlic Festival happening this weekend?

You're invited to the Annual Carp Farmers' Market Garlic Festival! Taking place for two days only in August, come take part in a truly unique local event!

Open Saturday, August 10th, from 8am to 3pm and Sunday, August 11th, from 10am to 3pm come shop from your favourite Carp Market vendors as well as a group of hand-picked Garlic Festival vendors! Enjoy the summer weather as you shop local and participate in our special garlic-themed events!

Here's a rundown of what you can expect:
- 110+ LOCAL vendors
- International food court
- Cooking demos
- Info sessions
- Garlic competition
- Garlic taste testing
- Garlic shots - test your bravery at our garlic shots table!
- KIDS' CLUB Tent - flower crown making, face painting, balloon animals
- Live music
- FREE parking
- FREE admission
- Wheelchair accessible
- Pet friendly (all dogs must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash)


The Carp Farmers’ Market is the largest producer based Farmers’ Market in Eastern Ontario! The Market is open every Saturday from May until the end of October from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Entrance and parking are free and the market is wheelchair-accessible.

If you would like to receive up to the date news on all upcoming market events, please “like” us on Facebook (Carp Farmers’ Market) and follow us on Twitter (@Carp_Market). You can also follow us on Instagram (@carpfarmersmarket) for fun photos featuring everything you love about the Carp Market!


Upcoming Events

August 17 – Dog Agility Demo with WAGS the West Carleton Dog Agility Group!

August 24Fundraiser with MADD Ottawa

August 31 – KIDS CLUB: Book Worm Club


This Weeks Recipe

Roasted Garlic Dip

by Our Wabisabi Life


What better way to celebrate our annual Garlic Festival than with a delicious roasted garlic dip that you can make after your shopping trip at the Carp Garlic Festival?