Posts Tagged ‘Sweet corn’

An Agriculture Snapshot: Sweet Corn Harvest

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
All across the United States, farmers rise with the sun, walk out the door, and into their business. I was home visiting my dad, when I had the opportunity to “rise with the sun” to pick a day’s worth of sweet corn. Once a farmer’s daughter, always a farmer’s daughter. I was happy help...with camera in hand. We were in the machine shed by 5:00 AM to do the morning chores and to get everything ready before the corn picking crew arrived at 5:30. (more…)

How to freeze sweet corn

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
We love sweet corn in my home! I don’t have to tell my girls twice to eat their vegetables when sweet corn is being served. It’s a homegrown taste that I like to have all year long. Suprisingly, I have NEVER personally grown sweet corn in my garden. Crazy, I know!  In my logic, I think it’s a waste to use up my little backyard garden plot to grow sweet corn when my dad plants acres of it. He grows the most flavorful sweet corn I have ever had the pleasure of tasting. And even better, he likes to share it with his favorite daughter. (more…)