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, farms are struggling to get crops in the ground due to wet conditions. Here in Indiana, it’s felt like every time it dries up, […]
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 […]
It’s been a season full of great markets, great people, and great corn
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Everywhere you look, things are growing! The rainfall and warmer temps this month have gotten our first planting of sweet corn off to a great start. Since our last update, we’ve taken off all the plastic and planted several more rounds of corn, which we’ll continue to do until mid-July to ensure a full season.
How we work with Mother Nature
Planting a seed is believing in tomorrow. It’s a true act of faith. And watching that tiny seed turn into a plant that produces an ear of sweet corn? It’s a very cool miracle that the MDSC team is privileged to witness every spring.
Nature knows what to […]
SPRING! According to the calendar, it’s only 6 days away. Because there’s so much to do to prepare for planting, Dad gets pretty anxious when it comes to spring. A planting window can be very short, so you have to be ready to go when the conditions are right, or you miss the boat. Even before we grew […]