I started growing herbs on a small community garden plot over 13 years ago. Four years ago I starting growing herbs on my farm in South West Pennsylvania. I specialize in growing garlic. My garlic is grown with absolutely NO herbicides or pesticides, not even organic ones! I plant my garlic by hand in the fall and weed my garlic by hand in the spring. I use only plant based organic fertilizers. I do not use any animal based fertilizers. I use cover crops to enhance the soil and control weeds. I try to be gentle on the soil because I feel a strong sense of reverence for the land and the organisms that live in the soil. I work hard to use farming methods that work towards that goal. I am fascinated by garlic and truly love my crop. Besides its' culinary delights, I view garlic as a true health food which should NOT be adulterated with herbicides or pesticides. More labor is involved in producing my garlic, but I feel it is worth it. I grow a variety of hardneck garlics known for their excellent raw taste. I have a Big heart for animals and I believe that having respect for the land and compassion for animals produces a very special garlic crop that is healthier for people.
My garlic can be purchased at a pick up location in College Park, Maryland or through mail order. I sell both hardneck and softneck varieties of garlic. Garlic will be available during the months of August, September, October and November. Call or e-mail me to place an order and set up a pick up time.
I also offer herb plants in the spring and summer and hand crafted herbal products such as lavender sachets, catnip pillows and calendula salve.
College Park Farmers' Market
5211 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, Maryland
(Located across from the College Park airport)
Saturdays from 7am -12noon
*Note: In October, Novemeber and December my days and hours vary so please contact me first.
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