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Gatsby Source Garmin

This is a gatsby plugin for to use Garmin as a data source. Under the hood the plugin relies on the garmin-connect package to interface with the garmin api.

An example integration of the plugin can be found in the example directory.


  1. Add gatsby-source-garmin to your gatsby project
yarn add gatsby-source-garmin
  1. Add the following .env variables to the files .env.development and .env.production.
GARMIN_EMAIL="the email address you use with garmin"
GARMIN_PASS="the password you use with garmin"
  1. Add the plugin to your gatsby-config.js file.
// add these lines at the top of gatsby-config.js to read the .env files
// you defined.
// gatsby uses dotenv internally so you do not have to install it.
  path: `.env.${process.env.NODE_ENV}`,

// add the plugin to your list of plugins and set the required options
module.exports = {
  plugins: [
      resolve: "gatsby-source-garmin",
      options: {
        email: process.env.GARMIN_EMAIL,
        password: process.env.GARMIN_PASS,
        startDate: new Date(2020, 0, 1).getTime(), // month is 0 indexed so 0 is january


Key Required Default Type Description
email true string The email address you use to login to Garmin
password true string The password you use to login to Garmin.
startDate true number The start date for retrieving garmin data. Data from before this date is not sourced.
endpoints false [ "Activities", "Steps", "HeartRate", "SleepData" ] string[] The garmin endpoints to hit. See Garmin Connect for more information about each endpoint. Defaults to all endpoints exposed by this plugin.
debug false false boolean Whether to emit more verbose error messages and output.


The source plugin contributes the following types GarminActivity, GarminSteps, GarminHeartRates, and GarminSleepData. Each type has a data field containing the data from the garmin API or a date and the data from the garmin API.

query ExampleQuery {
  garminSteps {
  garminSleepData {
  garminHeartRates {
  garminActivity {


The source code is in the src folder. An example of the plugin is in the example folder and can be run with gatsby develop from within the example folder. After changing the source code transpile the js with yarn build.


  1. Run npm release and hit ctrl+c to get out of the husky hook
  2. Run npm publish
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