Find local garlic with the Minnesota Grown Directory published by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Our online Directory provides quick access to farm details, links to their website and access to Google Maps driving directions.
Did you know there are over 100 varieties of garlic grown in Minnesota? Usually planted in October and harvested in July, check with your local farmer or farmers market to find this local treat! Garlic is a species in the onion genus, Allium- its relatives include shallots, onions, leeks, chives, and rakkyo.
Have you ever tried garlic scapes?
Garlic scapes are the flower stalks of hardneck garlic. Most producers cut them off the plant so growing energy can be focused on the garlic bulb itself! Their garlic flavor is mild and can be incorporated into many recipes! Try grilling garlic scapes this summer at your cookouts, adding them to your favorite pesto recipe, or surprising dinner guests with this unique local food!
Find local Minnesota Grown farmers who grow and sell garlic here!