The garlic festival was a great success. A large number of our dried garlic was sold along with about 90% of the heirloom seed garlic was sold. Arcade Acres took first place in the largest garlic bulb that weighed in at 5.4 ounces.
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2023 Update: We have replaced a large portion of seed garlic and our goal is to get back to our normal production for 2023 harvest. Product availability will be posted by the end of July 2023.
East Aurora Cooperative Market; 591 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052 https://eastaurora.coop/ Buffalo Gift Emporium; 4279 Delaware Ave, Tonawanda, NY 14150 https://buffalogiftemporium.com/
2023 we will be at the Cuba Garlic Festival September 16 & 17, 2023. Hope to see you there.
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We have added a few dried garlic products. We’ve taken the Northern and German Red hardneck garlic and 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 to 36 hours, then 4 ounces of dried sliced 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 […]
Planting garlic does require soil preparation starting in the spring well before October planting. Once you have located the area for your future garlic seed bed which has good drainage, garlic does not like being in wet areas. I recommend 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 then submit the soil to testing facilities which are available online. Once your soil test is returned, the report will indicate the results of what is deficient and/or high in […]