WNC Garlic Fest celebrates garlic in conjunction with Venture Local Fair.
Garlic enthusiasts can follow The Garlic Trail throughout Saturday’s festivities on Buxton and Banks Ave.
Select participating vendors will be offering authentic local garlic experiences. Follow the trail, collect the experiences and return to Sow True Seed for a breath mint and a Garlic Guru Prize!
The Garlic Trail includes these vendors:
The Hop, offering garlic ice cream
Postre Caramels, offering a garlic caramel vinaigrette
French Broad Chocolate Lounge, offering a garlic ganche
Studio A, offering an artistic garlic experience
Asheville Face and Body Art, offering a small garlic paint job
Well Seasoned Table, offering a local garlic salt
Medea’s Espresso and Juice Bar, offering a super garlic-tomato health juice
The Gypsy Queen, offering a Garlic Aioli
Eat More Bakery, offering a gluten free roasted garlic focaccia
Lightning Bolt Ink, offering a custom made garlic sticker
Root Bottom Farm, offering a locally made garlic butter.
Asheville Strength, offering an Olympic strength garlic dip.
Sow True Seed will also be on the Garlic Trail offering some garlic treats and running the blind test trial:
Test you tastebuds with a softneck garlic hummus and a hardneck garlic hummus specially made by Roots Hummus of Asheville!
WNC Garlic Fest will be staying true to its roots. The festival will include a series of FREE one-hour garlic workshops, including Garlic Growing 101, 201, Garlic Nutrition and Preserving Garlic. Local speakers, including Asheville authors Nan Chase and Denise Barratt will be presenting at Sow True Seed throughout the day.
See wncgarlicfest.com/learn for a full schedule.