2020 Seed Garlic, Shallots and Dried Garlic Products

2019 harvest was largely lessened by heavy rains during the fall of 2018 which caused late planting. We have replaced a large portion of seed garlic and our goal is to get back to our normal production and the results were a good 2020 harvest but not enough to sell online. Arcade Acres garlic farm will post the fall 2020 garlic planting in late October.  These posting will indicate what amounts will be available in the spring/summer of 2021. As for the availability of shallots, that will will be posted in June of 2021. The dried garlic products in 4 ounce and 6 ounce containers will be available online this […]

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Where To Find Our Garlic Products

Lexington Cooperative Market’s;  807 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY  and 1678 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY  https://lexington.coop/ East Aurora Cooperative Market;   591 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052  https://eastaurora.coop/ The Natural Link;  105 Portage Rd Corner of Portage and, Center St, Lewiston, NY 14092   We are working hard to find additional locations in Western New York where you can purchase our dried garlic products.

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Farmers Market and Garlic Festival Schedule

2021 shows the light at the end of the tunnel, we are planning on being at the Cuba Garlic Festival and we are applying to numerous open air farmers markets. Once we receive confirmation on our applications, we will post the farmers market and dates we will attending. With a good 2019-2020 growing season we will have our dried garlic products for sale by the end of April 2021 and we will be trying different dry rubs/seasonings (ex.Cajun, Jerk and Beef rubs) which will be available in the summer of 2021.  

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Recipe Corner

This section is dedicated for our viewers to upload their favorite garlic recipe. Please email your recipe to Arcade Garlic Farm and we will put it out for the world to see and share.

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Dried Garlic

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We have added a few dried garlic products. We’ve taken the Northern and German Red hardneck garlic  broken them down into individual cloves removed the skins  put them through a commercial culinary slicer (2 mm thick). The fresh sliced garlic is then dried at a low temperature for 24 hours, then 4 ounces of dried garlic go into containers that are sealed with a heat shrink band to preserve freshness and to make it tamper proof. The granulated and powdered garlic is dried at a low temperature for 36 hours then separated into the course granulated garlic and then into a fine powder. Both the granulated and the powdered garlic […]

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Getting the fields ready and new planter

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Culinary Garlic

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Culinary garlic is a term used for kitchen garlic. It can be used for seed garlic but I have used this garlic to sell at farmers markets as fresh garlic at a lower price compared to the larger number 1 seed garlic we have which is at $18.00 a pound. This garlic was given to me by people I have come in contact with over the years, I don’t know what type of hardneck or softneck garlic they are, so I keep planting them every year, then finally I gave them a names. For the softneck type, there is a small hamlet just north of my fields called Punkshire Corners,  […]

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Harvesting Garlic

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Planting & Growing Garlic

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Planting garlic does require soil preparation starting in the spring before the October planting. Once you have located the area for your garlic growing future which has good drainage, garlic doe not like being in wet areas. Then my recommendation is to have the soil tested. Testing the soil will tell you what the soil is lacking or has too much of something. Testing is done by gathering a cup or so of soil from different parts of the future growing area. Soil testing facilities are available online within your local area.     Once your results are returned the required amenities will be listed and the amount. Add the […]

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