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