Every Labor Day Weekend in Historic Downtown Bennington, Vermont!


Garlic Town U.S.A.

Eat, drink & get stinky with us
at Vermont’s biggest family farmers’ market

sat, sep. 2nd 2023 | 10am-5pm
Downtown bennington, vermont

Vermont’s biggest family farmers’ market
Sat, sep. 2nd 2023 | 10am-5pm
Downtown bennington, vermont


Demonstrations Tent will be located in Clove B!

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: “When I Dip, You Dip, We Dip”
Chef Cara Thatch of couch + cork demystifies dipping oils, marinades & salad dressings, including the differences, when to use them, how to pair them and more. Taste some delicious, garlicky dips and dressings while Cara explains how to construct each, why to avoid too much acid in your marinades and so much more. Please note: with outside food service there is a risk of exposure to food allergens.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: “World of Wonder Photo Op”
Capture unforgettable moments with beloved superheroes, princesses, and characters.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: “Garlic Trivia with Jim Thatch”
Get ready to put your garlic knowledge to the test in a fun and interactive trivia session led by Trivia master, Jim Thatch.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: “Doug Eash Magic Show”
Prepare to be amazed and entertained as Doug Eash takes the stage with mind-blowing magic tricks and illusions that will leave you in awe.

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM: “Garlic Ice Cream”
It’s baaaaaaaaaaack! Everyone loves trying garlic ice cream. This session will explore how to prepare garlic before using it in a recipe and everyone will get to taste a few different flavors of couch + cork’s home made garlic ice cream. You don’t want to miss what is always the most popular demo of the festival!