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Volume 22, Number 15                              August 11 & 12, 2018       

Maritza Marcantonio, Editor


This Weeks Market!

This Week's Event

It's GARLIC FESTIVAL weekend! It’s time for our 2 day festival where we celebrate anything and everything garlic with 110+ LOCAL vendors including a group of handpicked garlic vendors in addition to your favourite LOCAL Carp Market vendors! See below for our special Events Schedule! And checkout our website or Facebook Page for a list of all the vendors in attendance!

Information Section

Open Saturday, August 11th, from 8am to 3pm and Sunday, August 12th, 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 braiding contest

• Garlic taste testing

• Garlic shots - Test your bravery at our garlic shots table!

• Kids Activity Tent - make your own flower garland & hoola hooping!

• Live music

• FREE parking

• FREE admission

• Wheelchair accessible

• Pet friendly (all dogs must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash)


Saturday August 11th

• 8:00am – Festival Opens!

• 9:30am – The Best Garlic Contest (Events Tent)

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

• 10:30am – Cooking Demo with Tristan Hertzog – ‘From the Ground Up Culinary’   

• 11:30am – Garlic Braiding with Catherine Cheff of Cheff Fields Farm           

• 12:00pm – Cooking Demo - ‘Cheshire Cat Pub’

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

• 1:15pm – Growing Great Garlic with John Moore of Wolfgrove Garlic

• 2:00pm – Health Benefits of Garlic with Devorah Belinsky from Yellow Moon Farm

• 3:00pm – Festival Closes for the day.

Sunday August 12th

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

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

• 11:30am – Growing Great Garlic with John Moore of Wolfgrove Garlic

• 1:00pm – Cooking Demo with Tristan Hertzog - ‘From the Group Up Culinary’

• 2:00pm – Making Hummus with Andira & Emad of Pastel de Feira

• 3:00pm – Festival Closes! See you next Saturday for our regular Carp Market day 8am to 1pm! 


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 18 – Cooking Demo. Special cooking demo with chef and vendor Tasha or Tasha's Table! 

August 25 – KIDS’ CLUB – Doll & Teddy Bear Day! Come make your own flower mobile and get your doll or teddy bear fixed by Dr. Lox and Nurse Marg.

September 1 - Pottery Day. Special pottery demo with our vendor Lis Alison of Pine Ridge Studio.

September 8 - Alpaca Day! Back by popular demand, come meet the furry and adorable alpacas from Cheff Fields Farm! Also learn more about alpaca wool and weaving.


This Weeks Recipe

 Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Hummus


 A flavourful hummus recipe incorporating roasted garlic and rosemary that is sure to be a hit this summer!