Garlic Festival ‘Thank You’

A big ‘thank You’ to all who participated in our 2018 Carp Garlic Festival: • the garlic farmers who worked hard to bring us some fabulous garlic • the customers who have come to appreciate the quality and flavour of our local garlic, heading home with a...

Carp Garlic Festival 2018 – Schedule of Events

CARP FARMERS’ MARKET GARLIC FESITVAL – 2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS *All events take place in the Events Tent. Saturday, August 11, 2018 8:00 am – Welcome to our 19th Garlic Festival 9:30 am – The Best Garlic Contest – Garlic growers vie for the red ribbon in 5...

Beautiful Local Garlic

Properly cured and free of disease & nematodes, garlic will store for over 12 months … the bulb and loose cloves on the left were harvested this time last year! Shown with this year’s...

2018 Garlic Festival

The Carp Garlic Festival will soon be here and we are looking forward to inviting everyone for 2 days of presentations on growing, braiding, tasting and using garlic. Lots of garlic will be available for sale, either as braids or loose, fresh or processed. Look for...

The 2018 Season

Welcome to our 27th market season. Our first market of the year is coming up soon, the Easter Market on March 31, 8 am – 2 pm. A new season is always so exciting, a clean slate, a fresh start. Most of the vendors from previous years will be back, with a few new and...

2017 Season Coming to the End

This coming Saturday, October 28, 2017, will be our last market of the regular season. We hope you will all come back for a visit to our Christmas Market, Friday December 1 and Saturday December 2. As I look back on this growing season, I have nothing but gratitude...

What is a Producer-only Market?

When is a Farmers’ Market a Farmers’ Market? Recently CBC’s Marketplace aired an episode investigating resellers at Farmers’ Markets in and around the Toronto region. Unfortunately the presenters did not make clear that not all Farmers’ Markets operate...
Featured Herb Festival Vendors

Featured Herb Festival Vendors

The Second Annual Carp Herb Festival will be highlighting our fabulous line up of season and daily vendors who grow and use herbs in their products Waratah Downs has all your favourite culinary herb babies to stock up your garden along with lots of salad greens and...

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