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London Food Bank Garlic Program

GarlicAs a community service, ESW in collaboration with the London Food Bank, under the Community Harvest Project, grows 0.2 ha of garlic each summer.ESW supplies the land and agronomy inputs, and oversees tillage and crop management. Many volunteers from the Food Bank assist with seed preparation, planting, crop maintenance and the harvest of 700 kg of garlic. The garlic is then distributed through the London Food Bank.