Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival 20192019-09-01T13:09:11+00:00


We are excited to invite you to the 5th Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival featuring Garlic in all sorts of ways, Farmers’ Market Producers, Artisans, Entertainment, Food and Drink, along with Community & Cultural Groups.  The 2019 event is being hosted at Marlin Orchard and Garden Centre on Sunday, September 29, 2019.

Our host venue, Marlin Orchards and Garden Centre is a landmark, that has produced the Country Harvest Pottery Sale for decades, and also hosts the annual Trunk Show in it’s 10th year. The Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival is honoured to be partnering with such an awesome philanthropic and community oriented business to showcase garlic, community, original wares. talent, local produce, food and drink and are so grateful for their kindness and support.

Marlin Orchard and Garden Centre has been a fixture in the region of South Eastern Ontario, located in the Township of South Glengarry for over 50 years. The family owned destination spot has offered locals and tourists beautiful local and imported gifts, local food, the freshest apples, the highest quality plants, give the best gardening advice, and cook up their not to be missed delicious hot apple donuts all day long. It is a place to be on any day, and we invite you to join us on Sunday, September 29th, 2019 to experience it for yourself. The location is one and half hours from Montreal and Ottawa, and a beautiful scenic drive with lots going on throughout the region.

Along with the #eogarlicfest taking part in the activities is the Apples and Arts Studio Tours with a number of artists being featured on location at Marlin’s, with specials at the garden centre and apple picking!

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.

VENDORS The 5th Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival is accepting applications from garlic growers, market farmers and producers, artisans, musicians, community groups and resources, and locally owned businesses related to wellness, and services. See registration on the right. Registration ends September 5th for food and fresh produce vendors.


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. Students can have their volunteer hours recorded for participating and lending a hand, as talent, or helping with social media.

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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