Award Winning Garlic!

Swallowtail Farm Garlic wins Top Honours in 2018!

Swallowtail Farm is looking forward to bringing our award winning garlic to the Toronto Garlic Festival on Sept 16, 2018.

Is there anything better than garlic barn full of beautiful sweet smelling garlic? Some of the most beautiful Susan Delafields ever grown were grown at Swallowtail Farm this year.

At Carp Garlic Festival our award winning garlic took home the Beauty of The Day  1st Place, Best Decorated Braid (1st) (Susan Delafield), Best Softneck Braid (2nd) and Best Softneck Bulb (2nd) for Portugeorge.

Eastern Ontario Reserve Champion Garlic Growers!

We are pleased to announce that Swallowtail Farm has been recognized for two consecutive years as the Reserve Champion Garlic Growers at the Eastern Ontario Garlic awards, the official competition for the best garlic produced in Eastern Ontario.

Carp Garlic Festival Awards!

With our amazing Marino Garlic, we have won the Best Hardneck Garlic  Award for two consecutive years at the Carp Garlic Festival, a festival that attracts over 100 growers !

Here’s a report on Eastern Ontario Garlic Awards from the Frontenac news Sept. 5/13:

2013 Verona Garlic Festival

by Paul Pospisil

Ali Ross and Glen Gangnier, also produced top-notch all around garlic, taking the Reserve Champion's prize
Ali Ross and Glen Gangnier, also produced top-notch all around garlic, taking the Reserve Champion’s prize

…One of the features of the Verona Garlic Festival is the awarding of the Eastern Ontario Garlic awards, the official competition for the best garlic produced in the region.

The awards were founded by Maberly’s Paul Pospisil, with a view towards promoting continual improvement in the quality of garlic grown in the region. The awards were judged this year by the News’ own Wilma Kenny, who is certified by the Ontario Horticulture Society.

The awards this year celebrated one of the most accomplished growers in the region over many years, as well as newcomers and a home grower.

David Hahn won his 6th Champion Grower award his time around. New growers from Perth, Ali Ross and Glen Gangnier, also produced top-notch all around garlic, taking the Reserve Champion’s prize…

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