Christopher Ranch’s California Garlic Blog

It’s no mystery that fresh garlic is one of the most popular, versatile ingredients ever. What remains relatively unknown, however, are the distinct flavor, quality and health differences associated with varying garlic varieties. Christopher Ranch, a family farm in Gilroy, Calif., grows a California heirloom garlic that is a leader in each category. All Garlic Is Not Created Equal. We’ll show you why.

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Just a short communiqué this time around, garlic lovers, as I’m headed out to the Gilroy Garlic Festival. The garlic scampi is calling me and I must heed the call…

First stop, though, is the Christopher Ranch booth. It’s loaded with 2,500 gorgeous garlic braids, 5,000 lbs. of our new crop California Heirloom Garlic bulbs and 7,000 jars of Chopped and Crushed Garlic, Pesto Sauce, Garlic Ginger Stir-Fry, Organic Garlic and more to celebrate Gilroy’s gastronomic garlic gala. Ahhh, the sweet smell of the stinking rose!

Check out the photos of our hardworking CR booth set-up crew. They are worth their weight in California Heirloom Garlic. Yours truly, Garlicia, is behind the camera.

I’ll have some SPECIAL NEWS about Christopher Ranch’s signature garlic on August 1. Our CR California Heirloom Garlic has a story to tell…