The Garlic Press started in 1974, and has grown by leaps and bounds ever since, while still maintaining it's hometown flair. They offer a variety of cooking items for your home or for gifts. They have cooking classes, recipes, a newsletter, gift wrapping and shipping, a bridal registry, gift baskets and more. The best part is their on site cooking store with even more classes and samples to keep you coming back for more! They have everything from food, items to cook your food with, serve your food on, and decorate your cooking and eating areas with. They even carry hand crafted jewelry and easy fit relaxed clothing for the cook/garden enthusiast. A playland is located in the store to allow children to play while parents shop, and a selection of items both for children and to get children interested in cooking are offered. Organic bath soaps, salts and other relaxing items are for sale as well.