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Corn Crafts and Activities for Kids

We’ve rounded up our favorite corn crafts and activities! They are a great way to start teaching kids about agriculture while having fun too.

Each of these crafts are inexpensive and can be made from materials you likely already have at home. We especially love corn crafts during the fall season but they can be done any time of […]

By | September 22nd, 2020|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|0 Comments

5 Ways to Cook Sweet Corn That You May Not Have Tried

The ways to cook sweet corn are nearly endless. If you typically cook your corn the same way each time, it can be fun to switch it up and try something new. Each method varies as far as time it takes to prepare and taste. Here are a few ways you may not have tried!

Dishwasher. Yes, this sounds […]

By | August 31st, 2020|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|0 Comments

5 Mouth-Watering Entrees to Serve with Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob is the perfect summer side dish that pairs well with just about anything. We love to keep our corn on the cob simple with just butter and a little salt, serving alongside a perfectly paired entree.

Whether your in the mood for chicken, beef, pork, fish, or more veggies, there are so many options for […]

By | August 3rd, 2020|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|0 Comments

The Best Indiana Food Gifts

What makes a better gift than something delicious from your home state? Here in Indiana, we are lucky to have some amazing options for sending some Hoosier love to a friend or family member. Here are a few of our personal favorites!


  1. Elmo cocktail sauce. World famous! St. Elmo steak house is the oldest steak house in […]
By | June 25th, 2020|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|Tags: , , |1 Comment

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

Favorite Frozen Corn Recipes

Whether you stocked up on My Dad’s Sweet Corn to get you through the winter or you’re buying from the store, frozen corn can be prepared in a variety of delicious ways.

Casseroles, salsas, soups, and more – frozen corn adds sweet flavor and a colorful punch. It can be prepared simply with a little salt and butter, kicked […]

By | October 28th, 2019|Categories: Sweet Corn Recipes|0 Comments

Guests on the blog today!

One of the most asked questions we’ve received at the farmers markets this year is, “how has the weather affected you?  or “what was the impact of all that rain?”  So to help understand a bit more of the science behind growing corn and the impact of the weather we’ve experienced this year, we’ve asked Eric and

By | August 12th, 2019|Categories: Sweet Corn News|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