VARIETAL GARLIC OFFERINGS 2010
Garlic harvest time on Blue Moon Farm is
approximately mid- June to mid- July. We begin
the beginning of August. There is only a limited supply of fresh
Moon Farm garlic, so we suggest ordering early to reserve your first
Actual quantities won't be known until harvest is in progress. We
reserve the right to substitute where we can't supply your first
Our policy is to hold your check until we ship. See
Don't forget!! Our garlic
powder is available year 'round. It's the next best thing to
(Now available hickory smoked
Every year we trial
number of varieties of garlic, in our search for the ones best suited
our palate and our soil. For 2010 we are growing 21 varieties, some
and true, some new ones we hope you'll like, smaller quantites of a few
we're still trying to coax along, and some too limited to even list
. Many of these limited quantity varieties may be used in our "Chef's
Delight" and sold at our Farmers' Market. Please
see order form for prices.
good garlic flavor all year 'round, how about some Blue Moon Farm GARLIC
POWDER?? It stores just about forever, and is a great, easy
for winter meals.
Category A Garlic
Category B Garlic (limited quantity)
Hardneck SORRY, ALL CATEGORY B GARLIC SOLD OUT FOR 2010
Ontario Purple Trillium
|Chinese Hardneck (please see below)
usually sell out, orders received before August 1st have the best
of being filled.
KY friends, each year we will continue to have garlic at the Good
Foods Market on Southland Dr, and of course from us at the Lexington
Farmers' Markets at Cheapside on Saturdays and Southland Dr. on
Sundays. Eat good food cooked using our garlic at Dudley's
Good Foods Cafe, Stella's KY Deli.
our garlic, pesto, and powder is available every Sat. until sold out,
Companions Creek Farm
at the St Matthews Farmers Market at Beargrass Christian Church, 4100
Shelbyville Road, St. Matthews, KY (Jct. US 60 & Browns Lane).
Category A Prices:
Category B Prices:
Minimum 1 LB per
Limit 1/2 LB per variety per order.
Maximum 10 LB per
$12.00 per 1/2 LB
and Lorz Italian.
$14.00 per LB
Keep in mind
we can dress up any single pound of Category A or half pound of
B garlic by putting it in a French cotton string bag,
below for $2.00 per bag. Not available "empty".
HARDNECK (Category A- Bulk):
SOFTNECK (Category A-Bulk): $14.00
- MUSIC- Our
most vigorous grower, pioneered by Canadian, Al Music. Good
strong flavor. This large garlic features 5-8 BIG cloves per
and is an excellent roaster. A favorite of the garlic lovers at
farmers' market, and some of KY's best chefs!
This long-storing, sweet & nutty flavored garlic sports 10-20 fat
and is a favorite of ours pressed raw into a salad, or
HARDNECK (Category B-Limited):
Limit 1/2 LB per variety. $12.00
per 1/2 LB
ITALIAN- More than 15 cloves per bulb, but not many small
cloves. An artichoke type heirloom from Italy. Pungent. Good
SORRY, ALL CATEGORY B GARLIC SOLD OUT FOR 2010&
Stripe variety. 7-9 cloves per bulb. Quite mild flavor. Small bulbs in 2010.
- BROWN TEMPEST-
A glazed Purple Stripe strain, cloves are brown with a rose
blush. About 6 cloves per bulb, uniform in size. Hot at
first, mellowing to "nice and garlicky".Very small, very limited in 2010.
- GERMAN RED- NOT AVAILABLE IN 2010. A Rocambole with strong, spicy-hot flavor. Usually more than 10
cloves per bulb. One of the first varieties to win our hearts many
- GERMAN WHITE-
Imported from Germany about 11 years ago by N.Y. grower Dave Piedmont.
Another variety with very large cloves, a potent, but not hot flavor
eaten raw. A consistently vigorous grower for us, although
small in 2010.
an early maturing variety, white skinned cloves, apporximately 7-8 per
bulb. Good strong flavor.Very small, very limited in 2010.
- KILLARNEY RED-
NOT AVAILABLE IN 2010. A
Rocambole from Idaho. Better adapted to wet conditions.
strong flavor, easy to peel.
- ONTARIO PURPLE
NOT AVAILABLE IN 2010. Moderate to strong heat. Purple clove wrappers. A Canadian
- POLISH JENN-
Milder than some Porcelains, Jenn still has good full flavor.
Expect 6-9 large, easy-to-peel cloves and good storage. A
favorite for braiding.Small and limited in 2010.
- PURPLE GLAZER-
A Glazed Purple Stripe variety from the Republic of Georgia.
Everyone loves it for the beautiful color. When grown in our area
the flavor is mellow, not hot. Good keeper. Very small and very limited in 2010.
SOFTNECK (Category B-Limited):
1/2LB per variety per order. $12.00 per 1/2 LB
NOT AVAILABLE IN 2010. Actually a misnomer, as this Porcelain garlic is originally from
This strong, spicy Slavic treasure has 4-7 large cloves and is a good
This unusual garlic is actually a
bolting softneck....a softneck which
puts up a scape! We love it because it is the hands-down earliest
good-sized bulbs we grow. We started with 5 LB of this one 2
ago, and it did so well that we've kept most of it for seed. Pungent and delicious. Small and limited in 2010.
RED- We tried this variety for the first time 2 years ago, and
we like it! Flattish bulbs contain approximately 10 nice size
Strong flavor, meaty bulbs. Small and limited in 2010.
Up to 20 fat cloves. Gentle yet firm flavor. Good
Originally discovered on the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington
State. One of the first garlics we harvest each year. Very limited in 2010.
favorite of ours for its wonderful complex flavor. (It's also the
name of our kitty!) Good storage qualities, and a dozen or more
per bulb. Originally from Russian Georgia. Small and limited in 2010.
- OREGON BLUE-
NOT AVAILABLE IN 2010. An heirloom Artichoke variety from the North West. Nice hot
- POLISH WHITE-
Also known as N.Y. White. We've grown this one for a long
time! Our stongest flavored softneck. Average 10-12 large
per head. Good storage. Try it roasted!
FORM TO PRINT OUT (click here
- SILVER WHITE-
NOT AVAILABLE IN 2010. A softneck variety containing 8-10 cloves per bulb. Good keeper,
COTTON STRING BAGS: Need a gift?? To dress up any
pound of Category A, or 1/2 pound of Category B garlic, we offer
cotton string bags for $2.00
ea. (see order
Want to divide your one pound purchase for gift giving? Simply
2 net bags and ask us to pack 1/2 LB in each. These bags are not
sold separately , and should not be confused with the French
String Shopping bag, also available.