We were blessed with a great crop of certified organic garlic!  Below are some photos of some of the process of growing and harvesting.


There are three different garlic bulb varieties.  Two are hardneck, Vietnamese Red and Amish Rocambole.  The softneck variety is the Inchelium Red.  Our garlic has been tested NEGATIVE for Garlic Bloat Nematode from The U of M Plant Disease Clinic.


The Softneck variety (Inchelium Red) has a milder flavor than that of the two hardneck varieties. It stores well, (up to 6-9 months if kept in a cool, dark, dry place with good airflow)
The Vietnamese Red hardneck variety is voted to be the best roasting and sautéing garlic! It also has very good flavor and it isn’t an overpowering garlic. It has a creamy sweet flavor with a smooth and buttery texture. This variety is also long storage. 8-9 months if kept in a cool, dark, dry place with good airflow.


Last but certainly not least, the Amish Rocambole hardneck variety has a very strong garlic flavor!! (Thus you don’t have to use as much in your recipes!!) 🙂 Very large individual cloves on this variety. The Rocambole garlic bulbs don’t store as well as other garlic varieties, but the Amish Rocambole stores the longest of the Rocambole varieties out there. About 6-7 months of storage if kept in a cool, dark, dry and well ventilated area.


If you are interested in purchasing garlic contact:  Marisa at for information.


Cutting garlic scapes.











Garlic on the right, potatoes on the left.


Life is good by golly!!!!! 🙂


About Callens Honey Farm

We live on a small family farm located in S.W. Minnesota, near the South Dakota border. The source of our honey is from white and red clover. The honey appears as liquid gold in color. Our honey is extracted using a hand cranked centrifugal force extractor. Then the honey is screened once into a holding container from which we later fill the small honey bottles. We do not heat treat the honey nor add any other ingredients. Pure and natural is our Minnesota honey! What could taste better?
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