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Local Scene: Gilroy Garlic sales spike as 49ers head to Super...

Gilroy Garlic sales spike as 49ers head to Super Bowl Fans of the San Francisco 49ers are hungry for victory—and for garlic, if a recent...
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Garlic titan Don Christopher dies

Editor's note: This article was updated and expanded on Dec. 14. Don Christopher, who grew a handful of garlic fields into an internationally recognized brand...
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Garlic harvest beats expectations

With nearly 105 million pounds of garlic consisting of more than one billion bulbs, Christopher Ranch’s 2022 season is the strongest it has been...

Garlic for elephants: Ken Christopher pens book for elementary students

Ken Christopher sat in the library at Las Animas Elementary School, where he was being asked the tough questions. Why did the bear get the...

Christopher Ranch adapting to surge in garlic demand

Christopher Ranch recently planted its 2021 garlic crop for what is expected to be another year of unprecedented demand. The Gilroy-based company also recently opened...

Fresno tries to claim ‘Garlic City’ title

Is there room in the garlic game for two California cities? Fresno is coming after Gilroy’s garlic crown. Gilroy’s official city motto is "The City...

Christopher Ranch endorses tariffs on Chinese garlic

Breaking away from the position of many U.S. farmers, Christopher Ranch, the nation’s premier garlic company, announced on Tuesday, Sept. 18, that it fully...

Sunday Funday at the Gilroy Garlic Festival

That's all folks. It's a wrap for the 40th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival. After the last pepper steak had been served, the final beer poured,...

Gilroy couple renew vows in garlic wedding

Love is many things to different people. It has inspired countless tales, Shakespearean plays and many movies. For one Gilroy couple, love holds a truly unique and aromatic meaning: garlic. And in Gilroy, love and garlic go hand-in-hand. As the Gilroy Garlic Festival began to wind down Sunday afternoon, a large crowd gathered at the main stage to witness Tom and Stacy Davenport renew their wedding vows.

Garlic Capital neighbor has a stinking secret

Santa Clara County's Gilroy may be the garlic capital of the world, but at least three consecutive years of crop reports reveal San Benito County produces more of the stinking rose.