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.
Great news is with the generosity and shared resources in place through our partners and host to produce the event, our costs are lower and as a result so are the Vendor Registration Fee at only $50. Kozroots Community Empowerment Projects is so grateful to our partners for their support and resources.
Our host venue, Marlin Orchards and Garden Centre is a landmark, that has produced the Country Harvest Pottery Sale for decades, and also host the annual Trunk Show in it’s 10th year. The Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival is honoured to be partnering with this awesome philanthropic and community oriented business to showcase you and your original wares. talent, and fresh produce.
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 as a vendor showcasing your local wares.
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!
Join us in this celebration of local food and community! Before you register please be certain you meet the requirements by reviewing the Qualification Criteria found below the vendor registration. In the case that the spaces are full prior to the deadline of September 5, 2019 the organizers will close the registration access. Contact us at email@example.com or 514-867-6222 with any questions should you not be certain you qualify.
Garlic Growers can automatically be approved. Criteria to participate includes: that you are the grower, and are from Eastern Ontario. You are permitted to be represented by employees or volunteers associated with you farm or company. A number of Western Quebec Garlic Growers who participate in markets in Ontario are exempt.
To qualify as a vendor or exhibitor for this festival, all products or services must be grown or created in Eastern Ontario, using primarily Ontario produce, and/or supplies. Any vendor who registers and arrives at the event, but did not meet the criteria will not be permitted to set up. Vendors must live in Eastern Ontario. Not sure what we mean about Eastern Ontario? Click here to see if you are on the map.
Note: The Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival is produced by volunteers with the purpose to showcase local food assets and community. We work on the foundation of kindness, inclusion, and collaboration. No profits are made through the production of the festival. We keep the registration fees low in order to make it accessible to all and charge only what is necessary to produce the annual event. The attendance is free, however we do welcome donations, and invite all participants to take part in our raffles on site.
Kozroots Community Empowerment Projects aims to demonstrate how working in partnership we can truly reflect what our region is made of regarding agri food, art, non profit, and local businesses. All participants are asked to honour this perspective as we continue to build this unique event together. Thank you.