Welcome to John Boy Farms!
Garlic Seed and Food Garlic
John Boy Farms is a family farm located in the fertile Red River Valley of
southern Manitoba, Canada. The farm grows premium garlic seed and food garlic that they
sell through their online garlic store and ship across Canada. They also sell garlic
seasonally at the St. Norbert Farmers Market in Winnipeg and directly from the farm during the
Over the past few years they have had increased demand for their Canadian grown garlic and have been adding new
varieties every season. More and more Canadians are discovering how amazing locally grown garlic is!
Who We Are
John (Jean-Guy) and his wife Ainsley are the 5th generation owners of the family farm and have worked hard
with John's parents Emile and Rita to transition the operation from traditional grain to the garlic farm it is
John is an agronomist with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture and has been using
his knowledge and experience to research and develop better methods for growing garlic in
Canada's harsh climate and cold winters. He began growing garlic in 2006 and now specializes in
growing Canadian heritage varieties as well as selected varieties from around the world that have
been adapted to Canada's challenging conditions.
If you love delicious, healthy food and are proud of supporting Canadian agriculture, check out their
online garlic store or come visit them at the St. Norbert Farmers' Market on Saturdays from June until October. As well,
customers are always welcome to contact them for help on finding products or asking questions about growing