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Cultivating Knowledge

It’s Garlic time!


That time of the year has come when over 100,000 people gather together to relish “The Stinking Rose”, this time of year is otherwise known as Gilroy’s Annual Garlic Festival. Since 1979 Gilroy has been hosting the largest food festival in the United States, and is now known as the Garlic capital of the world. The festival takes place on the last full weekend of July, this year it will be held on July 24-26, at Christmas Hill Park. The festival has had over three million attendees since it first began, and has managed to raise over five million dollars for non-profit organizations.

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