SWALLOWTAIL FARM GARLIC WINS TOP HONOURS!
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:
…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…