Gilroy, California: Garlic Capital of the World

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Gilroy, California - Garlic Capital of the World

Did you know that Gilroy, California is the Garlic Capital of the World? They even have a garlic festival in July. When the wind is right (wrong?) you can smell garlic for miles. It's on highway 101 not far from Monterey Bay.

[hmurrill, 10/15/1997]

Dec. 2004 - Kathryn writes: "In the spring you can smell the raw garlic 30-40 miles away in San Jose, where I grew up."

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