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Richmond Garlic Fest Returns! 
Sunday, August 14th, 2022 10am-3pm

Join us for a Celebration of our Community, Sustainable Farming & GARLIC

What is the Richmond Garlic Fest?

The Sharing Farm Society is proud to announce the 12th Annual Richmond Garlic Festival!

For 11 years the Richmond Garlic Fest has been supporting the Sharing Farm's food-dignity mandate to cultivate nutritious, sustainably grown produce for community members facing food insecurity. The festival attracts community members from throughout the Lower Mainland, with an expected attendance of 6,000. Highlights for festival-goers include live birds-of-prey flying demonstrations, a celebrated children's area, an expanded farmer's market, food trucks with garlic specials, and live entertainment.

The Richmond Garlic Fest is by donation with a suggested minimum donation of $5 per person.

 

All donations go directly to the Sharing Farm to continue our dedicated to providing fresh, healthy, sustainably grown produce to community members facing food insecurity

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Throughout the Festival

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Garlic
 Hundreds of pounds of locally grown garlic of different varieties for sale

 

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Raptor Demonstrations
Birds of prey demonstrations
with expert bird handlers.

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Workshops & Entertainment
Garlic growing and native plant workshops, farm tours, live music & more

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Food 
Mouth-watering, garlic-inspired dishes by local food trucks, and Sharing Farm roasted garlic, along with various iced beverages! 

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Little Cloves Kids’ Zone
Nature based, family friendly activities

 

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Garlic Ice Cream
Take a culinary adventure and sample our unique garlic ice cream

 

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Farmer’s Market
Fresh produce, local honey, and artisanal products

 

 
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Getting Here

We encourage festival goers to attend by transit, foot or bicycle.

The Festival is at 2771 Westminster Highway at the Sharing Farm.

By Foot: The Festival is at 2771 Westminster Highway at the Sharing Farm.

By Bicycle: ​​A bike valet service will be available in a securely guarded area near the festival entrance.

By Transit: From the Richmond-Brighouse Skytrain Station, you can take the 401 bus at Richmond-Brighouse Station @ Bay 3 and get off on No 1 Rd (SB No. 1 Rd @ Westminister Hwy). This is a 14-minute walk from the festival site.

By Car:  Festival parking is now located at the City Works Yard at 5599 Lynas Lane. We will have regular shuttles from the City Works Yard to the Garlic Fest. There is no parking at Spul'u'Kwuks Elementary School as there has been in the past.

The festival takes place at the Sharing Farm, in Terra Nova Rural Park, located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷmə𝜃kʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

Sustainability

How You Can Help

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Bus, Bike or Walk to the Festival

We encourage festival goers to attend by transit, foot or bicycle. We will have a bike valet service available, however vehicle parking is limited. 

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Bring your own reusable
water bottles &  reusable shopping bags
 
There is a water refill station available on site.
We know you’re going to want to take home lots of delicious garlic, so make sure you don’t forget your shopping bags :)

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Sorry, No Dogs!

We love our furry friends, but Terra Nova Park is in an important Bird Area.
City of Richmond Bylaws mean that no dogs are allowed, even on leash.