Long Island Garlic Festival
SERVING UP LOCAL FOOD, ORGANIC FARMING, AND FAMILY FUN
7th Annual Long Island Garlic Festival will educate the public about sustainable farming and alternative energy to Benefit Citizens Campaign for the Environment
FESTIVAL DATE & TIME: Saturday Sept 25-26, 10am-6pm
GARLIC COOK-OFF DATE & TIME: Saturday Sept 25, 12 pm and Sunday Sept 26, 12 pm
PLACE: Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, located at the intersection of Northville Turnpike and Sound Avenue. For directions see www.GardenOfEveFarm.com or phone 631-722-8777.
WHAT: Long Islandâ?s only Garlic Festival, a two-day celebration of the wonders of â?Garliciana,â? organic foods and local agriculture, with festival vendors featuring a wide variety of garlic inspired foods, crafts, live music by the Terry Winchell Band and guest artists, and just plain garlic. Admission just $3 per person, children under 6 free. Farm tours and hayrides will be offered throughout the day so that visitors can learn about organic farming, and our â?organic villageâ? will feature information on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), renewable energy, recycling and composting, Long Islandâ?s environmental organizations, and more! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA-NY), an organization of consumers, gardeners and farmers working to create an environmentally and economically sustainable regional food system.
EXOTIC FOODS & GARLIC AND CRAFT MARKETPLACE Chow Down! You won't believe the many different ways garlic can be used. Here's a tasty sampling . . . garlic bread, garlic popcorn & garlic French fries, garlic jellies, and GARLIC ICE CREAM!! Garden of Eve grows more than a ton of freshly harvested, organic garlic. . . stock up, for months of tasty, healthy, garlic-enhanced meals â? or plant some in your garden yourself! We'll have garlic of several different varieties on hand. This is your best opportunity to buy some of the world's tastiest and freshest garlic.
FAMILY ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT Arts and crafts, Pony rides, games and a childrens area and petting zoo will keep the little ones entertained.
THE GREAT GARLIC COOK-OFF: Bring a hot or cold dish by noon on Saturday OR Sunday to enter. No entry fee or pre-registration required. win prizes! Call or email for additional details.
Garden of Eve is a certified organic farm operated by Chris and Eve Kaplan-Walbrecht. The Garden of Eve farmstand is open every day from 10am to 6 pm, and in addition to garlic, features heirloom tomatoes and many other vegetables, cut flowers, health foods, snacks and cold beverages.
Find more information about the farm and directions at www.gardenofevefarm.com
|Start Date:||Sep 25, 2010|
|End Date:||Sep 26, 2010|
|Start Time:||10:00 AM|
|End Time:||6:00 PM|
|Organized by:||Garden of Eve organic farm|
4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead, NY 11901