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The Garlic Farm
76 Simsbury Rd
West Granby,
Connecticut 06090
860 264 5644
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Open Farm Day Saturday
September 7, 2013

West Granby Days
September 28-29, 2013

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Garlic Farm events:

Open Farm Day 2013

Saturday, September 7
10 am to 4 pm
rain or shine

A farm-hopping tour of a dozen farms in Granby

See farms not normally open to the public or fields and facilities not normally open to the public. Free admission to all the farms; produce and goods available for sale at most farms.

At the Garlic Farm, owner Gary Cirullo and members of the crew will present special events, and Gary has promised a special price on eggplant and peppers.

All of our farm's special events on Open Farm Day are free except our first-ever garlic braidmaking workshop (all supplies and coaching provided).

Open Farm Day activities on the Garlic Farm:

Tractors on display all day: snap your photo with a John Deere tractor.

Garlic Farm owner Gary Cirullo leads a tour of the farm, noon. (free admission)

Pepper samples and a brief talk by the newsletter editor on 50 Ways to Stuff a Pepper, 1 pm (free admission)

Demonstration: How to make a garlic braid, 2 pm (free admission)
Stay on after the demonstration to fashion your own in our first-time-ever braidmaking workshop, with coaching, garlic stalks, flowers, and other supplies provided, $25.

Garlic Farm owner Gary Cirullo gives a quick overview of how to plant and care for garlic in your own garden, with Q&A, 3 pm (free admission)

To download an Open Farm Day passport for a chance to win farm produce at the end of your farm-hopping or for more info on the Open Farm Day tour, check out the Granby Agricultural Commission's site.

Open Farm Day 2013 map thumbnail

A preview of the farm day map. We're #9 on the map.

Open a copy of the Open Farm Day brochure (map and schedule included). In PDF, suitable for printing as well as viewing.

Updated 5 September 2013

Designed revised to beta 5 September 2013