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10 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden in Indiana

If you have been wanting to start a garden, it’s a great time to do it! Many find gardening to be therapeutic and it’s a great learning opportunity for kids. Here are some tips we put together to start your own garden at home.

Step 1: Decide what you want to plant
You’ll want to think about what vegetables your […]

By | May 26th, 2020|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What do corn farmers do in the off-season?

The short answer? A lot! Spring is only 30 days away, and the off-season has been filled with preparation, travel, and fun!

We hope to be planting the first sweet corn seeds by the 3rd or 4th week of March. The soil conditions will determine when we actually start, so we’re hoping for some dry, sunny spring days to make […]

By | February 18th, 2020|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|0 Comments

Opening Day 2019

Anticipation is rough, and opening day of sweet corn season is getting close … so close … so very close that you can probably taste it! Our unusually excessive wet and cool weather has made our sweet corn crop CREEP to its maturity.

Dad and all of the MDSC gang do everything humanly possible to provide you with sweet corn […]

By | June 27th, 2019|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|1 Comment

Planting Update: A Wet & Difficult Spring

It’s been a rainy spring, hasn’t it? The same rain that has probably hampered your style when it comes to enjoying the (finally!) warmer weather has also been a challenge for farmers. Across the country, farmers are struggling to get crops in the ground due to wet conditions. Here in central Indiana, when the ground gets dry enough, we […]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|1 Comment

A Winter Update…and Our Newest Team Member

Hello, Sweet Corn Enthusiasts!

We hope that your 2019 is off to a great start, and that you’re enjoying your frozen stash of MDSC throughout the off season.

You’ll be glad to know that Dad is doing his part to make your 2019 sweet corn the greatest yet! He’s keeping busy throughout the off season to streamline our operation. So […]

By | January 14th, 2019|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn, Sweet Corn News|4 Comments

Thank You for an Amazing 2018!

It’s been a season full of great markets, great people, and great corn

Carmel Farmers Market Dad and the Carmel Crew

As sad as we are to say goodbye to summer, It’s that time of year again. We’ve put away our farmers’ market tents and yellow My Dad’s Sweet Corn […]

By | October 18th, 2018|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|1 Comment

Sweet Corn in September

Labor Day has come and gone, so you might be thinking sweet corn season is over and done with. Not this year!

As we’ve shared before, Dad times planting with extending the season in mind, starting crops in mid-March and continuing through mid-July. Because of this extended growing season calendar and the recent weather conditions, our sweet corn […]

By | September 10th, 2018|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|0 Comments

Keep the Sweet Corn Coming!

School may be back in session, but it’s still summertime, and we’re in the peak of sweet corn season! Many of you have been asking how long we’ll have sweet corn. The good news is Dad staggers plantings from mid-March until mid-July to extend our harvest season through the end of September, so you have a few weeks […]

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn, Sweet Corn News|0 Comments

My Dad’s Sweet Corn: Out & About Indy

Your favorite sweet corn at your favorite Indianapolis food joints

Delicious, fresh and local sweet corn + Indy’s best restaurants and caterers? It’s a match made in heaven. This year, we’re proud to supply My Dad’s Sweet Corn for everything from soups to Mexican food to sweet corn succotash. So the next time you’re looking for a […]

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|0 Comments

2018 Farmers Market Schedule

It’s here! Opening day at My Dad’s Sweet Corn is June 27th.

Dad’s goal each year is to supply you with delicious sweet corn in time for your 4th of July celebrations—and once again, we’re happy to say Dad doesn’t disappoint! OPENING DAY kicks off THIS Wednesday June 27th at the Original Farmers Market in Downtown Indianapolis.

Here’s […]

By | June 26th, 2018|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|0 Comments