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Carp Garlic Month – August 2023

Carp Garlic Month – August 2023

The Carp Market is again doing an entire Month of Garlic! During the 4 Saturdays in August, we will again celebrate all things garlic! You’ll be able to purchase fresh, locally grown garlic each Saturday in August, from 8am to 1pm at the Carp Market. A number of your...

Garlic Festival Update

Garlic Festival Update

We know so many of you love garlic just as much as we do! Due to COVID restrictions we will not be having our traditional Carp Garlic Festival this year. This decision was made with the safety of our customers and vendors as our top priority. However, that doesn’t...

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 year's supply...

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 categories....

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 garlic.

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...

2017 Garlic Festival Update

The 2017 Carp Farmers' Market Garlic Festival is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever - more garlic, more speakers, something for everyone. Saturday August 12 and Sunday August 13. Check back in July for the schedule.

Thanks for Attending

Thanks for coming out to our 2016 Garlic Festival and supporting local agriculture. We hope you can come back to visit us at our regular Carp Farmers' Market Saturday 8 am - 1 pm till October 29th. Also please plan to attend next year's Festival August 12th and 13th,...

Great Ontario Garlic Abounds

Great Ontario Garlic Abounds

Garlic, beautiful garlic! The 15th Annual Garlic Festival is here and the market is truly bustling! It is market season at its best. From garlic events, to cooking demos and information sessions, Garlic Festival is a garlic-lovers dream. We certainly have plenty of...

Carp Farmers' Market FAQ's

Q. What are your hours?

A.We are open Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May to October plus have special markets throughout the year.

Q. Is there an Admission charge?

A. No, it is FREE to get into the market.

Q. How much is parking?

A. Parking is FREE and we have wheelchair access.

Q. How many vendors do you have?

A. We have over 100 vendors, something for everyone!

Q. How can I become a Vendor?

A. We would be happy to have you as a vendor, please visit our "Becoming a Vendor" page for more information.

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