Garlic Festival 2012

Lorna and I went to Garlic Festival in mid August.

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This is the third garlic festival held at the Terra Nova Sharing Farm, according to Lorna. It’s my first time to this festival.

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A reception table welcome visitors to the festival.

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We caught a lovely song  performed by an artist.

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Lush vegetables and flowers in full growth in the summer.

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Found the above plant in the garden. Anyone know what is it?

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Volunteering in the sharing farm is a very good cause as 90% of the harvest is donated to the community meals and the food bank.

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There were various activities going on the farm.

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Fresh vegetables on sales.

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Plants on sales.

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The star of the festival.

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More garlic.

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A hay station for people to rest and kids to have fun.

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The cob oven baked Focaccia was a hit.

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Look at the long line for the focaccia.

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An artist at work.

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There were food carts for the enjoyment of hungry visitors.

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Lorna bought an Oroshi japadog (pork Bratwurst and daikon) and a Kurogoma Kimchi japadog (turkey smokie and kimchi) to share with me. Lorna likes the Oroshi japadog more.

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There were also workshops being conducted in the festival. The above was a canning workshop.

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There were cooking demonstrations in the red barn. We did not stay for any due to the timing was not right. However, Lorna bought a cookbook on sale in the barn.

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The Vancouver Cooks 2 is a compilation of recipes by chef’s table society of British Columbia. The soft cover cookbook is $10.

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One of the activity for the kids is making garlic crown.

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It was nice to meet up with Arzeena, Karen and Alice Wong in the festival.

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. I was there too! Lots of garlic to plant this year.

  2. I would like to go to this festival e=next year, Can you please give me more information as to how to get there?

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