5th Annual Garlic Festival and Workshop

Learn to grow garlic and taste some unique varieties at the 2018 Annual Garlic Festival and Workshop.

Speakers and topics will include:

  • Patrick Byers, MU Extension Horticulturist Garlic Growing Overview (how to choose the best garlic strain, planting and caring for garlic, and the harvest and storage of garlic)
  • Pam Duitsman, MU Extension Health and Nutrition Specialist Garlic Nutrition
  • Rusty Lee, MU Extension Agronomy Specialist : Commercial Garlic Production – a Farmer’s Perspective

The evening will conclude with a garlic tasting. There will not be a sale of garlic due to poor yields for the 2017-2018 growing season.

The Garlic Festival is set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sept. 21, 2018, at the Springfield Botanical Center. Please register at this link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-garlic-festival-tickets-49109797727