Garlic Production and Marketing: Scaling Up

Garlic production scaling up

Ryan Pesch conducted the research and wrote the UMN Extension paper on Garlic Enterprise Analysis in 2017-18. In this 2022 SFA Annual Conference session, he returns with advice on increasing your operation’s capacity. Viktor Vasileiadis (interview begins at 17:00) has become probably the largest grower of market garlic in Minnesota, with over seven acres planted in the fall of 2021. He uses machinery to crack bulbs into cloves, plant and harvest. Jerry Ford of the Sustainable Farming Association and Living Song Farm moderates.