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7th Annual ¡Sostenga! Garlic Festival

7th Annual ¡Sostenga! Garlic Festival

Join us for the 7th Annual ¡Sostenga! Garlic Festival at Northern New Mexico College! July 12, 2014 from 7 am – 1 pm at the ¡Sostenga! Farm, 1027 N. Railroad Avenue. There will be live local music, information about traditional and sustainable eating, fun and garlic-y games for the whole family! Sign up your Garlic Picking Team today! Cash prizes for the top three teams! Call 747-2256 for more information.

Who: Sostenga at Northern New Mexico College along with the American Friends Service Committee
What: 7th Annual Garlic Festival
When: July 12, 2014 from 7am-1pm
Where: Sostenga Farm, 1027 Railroad Avenue, Española, NM
Why: A gathering in celebration of traditional agriculture and beloved community!

Highlights of the event:
Team Garlic Picking Contest - Picking starts at 7 a.m. - $300 for 1st prize, $200 for 2nd, and $100 for 3rd
Traditional Blessings of the Field
Workshops: Garlic Braiding and Screen Printing
Best Garlic Recipe Tasting
Crowning of "El Rey y La Reina del Ajo" - a recognition of two community members who support local traditional agricultural in the Española Valley and beyond
Information from Non-Profit Organizations working for sustainability, healthy communities, and food justice
Co-sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee
Free and open to the public

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