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9th Annual Garlic Harvest Festival

  • 7 am - 12 pm
  • AFSC@Sostenga Farm


Join us for great music, food, games, prizes, and more!

AFSC@Sostenga Farm

1027 N. Railroad Ave, Española, NM 87532

Free and open to the public. Breakfast will be served.

Event info and updates can be found at https://sostenga.wordpress.com

Cash prizes for Top Garlic Picking Teams!

For more information or to register a team, call (505) 747-2256 or 747-2100

Hosted by Northern New Mexico College – Sostenga Farm and the American Friends Service Committee

Event Details:

Emcee – Roberto Mondragon

Music by:

David García and Jeremiah Martinez

Roberto Mondragon Trio

The Imperial Rooster

Sign up for a Garlic Picking Team!

1st Prize - $300

2nd Prize - $200

3rd Prize - $100

Breakfast is Blue Corn Pancakes and Bacon. The blue corn is harvested from the AFSC@Sostenga Farm.IMG_0629

In addition to the garlic picking contest, live music, and breakfast, there will be garlic braiding workshops, remedio workshops for adults and children, and children’s field games with prizes.

Awards Ceremony: The Rey and Reina de Ajo (King and Queen Garlic) will be awarded at 11:45. This honor is bestowed on a man and woman who are advocates for traditional, small scale farming in northern New Mexico. The winners of the Garlic Picking Teams will also be announced at this time.

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