Want our garlic powder? Click here! History Garlic. It is said that garlic originated from China many ages ago. Many varieties now exist that differ from one another including storage life, flavor profiles, and if they are best suited for eating raw, roasting, or braiding. There are two main types of garlic. Softneck, and hardneck. Here on our Maine farm we grow hardneck varieties. It is generally agreed upon that hardneck varieties have a much broader flavor profile that softneck types. This has been found to be especially true in hardneck types grown in cold winter climates, such as our climate...