Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival 20192019-08-19T20:20:13+00:00

Our Organization

Kozroots Empowerment Projects is an organization with a vision to develop a stronger agrifood presence in Eastern Ontario. We are on a mission to preserve and create agrifood projects.  To date we have produced 15 projects ah all incorporated agri food with in the. we continue to offer youth summer jobs on local farms where they learn from growers and record stories and skill they have acquired. We have a number of local food related projects in the works, and are working with North House Foods, and other local food stakeholder to develop product for the market place,

Our Commitments

Kozroots Community Empowerment Projects is committed to collaborating with local food and community stakeholders to develop and facilitate agri food initiatives.. We are committed to innovation , economic growth, and the wellbeing of our community and the individuals that make up it up. We are committed to engaging and encouraging youth to consider being involved in local food production, and entrepreneurship in such.

Vendor Registration

We are excited to invite vendors located in Eastern Ontario including Farmer Producers, Artisans, Not for Profits, Community & Cultural Groups, and like organizations to register to be exhibitors at the 5th Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival. The 2019 event will be hosted at Marlin Orchard and Garden Centre on Sunday, September 29, 2019.


Think about making it a weekend, or overnight get away “Where Ontario Began”. The region is jammed packed with local activity of all kinds. Check out Where Ontario Began for all the happenings.

We are happy to have you join as patrons of  The Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival. This year, you will enjoy the grounds and great sales at Marlin Orchards and Garden Centre as they graciously host us for the 2019 edition. Also going on all weekend throughout region is the Apples and Art Studie Tours 

The Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival is made possible through a partnership with  The Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network, and The Canada Summer Youth Jobs, and support from Cornwall Tourism, and SDG Tourism.

We are grateful to the following sponsors who have contributed to the #eogarlicfest, as well as  our other Agri-food projects of 2018 and  2019 North House Foods, Pommier Jewellers, Strathmore Tree Farm, Vectors Group  and our hosting venue Marlin Orchards and Garden Centre.


Interested In Volunteering With Us?

We are looking for volunteers to help us as we organize Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival, and on the day of the event. If you are interested in volunteering, register as a volunteer today.

Thank you.


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Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival

Marlin Orchard and Garden Center Address:

6864 Orchard Rd,
ON K6H 5R5,

What To Expect

Garlic in every form and farmers market producers, to original artisans, and as always workshops and fun for the whole family.

Explore the everything Marlin Orchard and Garden Centre has to offer. And also take part in the Apples and Arts Studio Tour going on all weekend throughout the county of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry.

See you there. Free Admission Donations at the door welcome. There will be a raffle to help cover expenses of producing the event. Thank you for your kindness.

Proceeds: Any proceeds from the festival are used to carry out the work of KCEP and its activity involving agri-food projects and events.

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