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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: , , |0 Comments

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

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