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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:

Do Vampires Prefer Hardneck or Softneck Garlic? sponsored by Roots Hummus.

Test you tastebuds with a softneck garlic hummus and a hardneck garlic hummus specially made by Roots Hummus of Asheville!

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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 for a full schedule.

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