Garlic lovers unite! There are few garden crops more impressive than beautiful bulbs of garlic. Learn how to grow bountiful yields of delicious garlic. Topics covered include: an introduction to the many varieties, preparing the soil for planting, nurturing your crop, hanging and storage, and recipes to enjoy eating your harvest. Bring your favourite recipes to share with the group.
Presenter bio: Robin Tunicliffe is an organic farmer and passionate food activist. She is a co-owner of Saanich Organics, a cooperative marketing business through which she and other local growers market their produce to Victoria-area residents and restaurants. She can be found at the Moss Street market in the summer and researching food policy issues at UVic in the winter. She has been farming for the past 10 years, and enjoys sharing her love of growing and eating with others. She is on the board of directors for UBC Farm, USC and Farmers without Borders. She is also co-author of the book “All the Dirt: Reflections on Organic Farming”.