The Last Days of Homegrown Sweetcorn: Get while gettin' is good
I asked how much longer the sweetcorn season would last. The Simons lady said, through the weekend, maybe a few days longer.
She explained the length of the corn season all depends on when the first hard frost occurs. If we have some clear, cold nights, it will probably freeze, and that will be the end of it. The usual last day for corn is Oct. 16. (Certainly the weather has gone into full autumnal mode--I had to break down and turn the heat on last week!)
Simons has both the bi-colored and hard to find white corn. I bought both. (The white is even more tender than the bi.)
So if you love fresh homegrown sweetcorn like I do, stock up now. Homegrown sweetcorn's days are numbered.
PS Don't forget one for the pooch! We sometimes call our dog a corn-dog; he loves corn in any shape or form. He isn't alone. The lady at Simons told me their dogs on the farm eat the corn right out of the field. My canine prefers it cooked, with a little butter. ;-) My dog also loves carrots, sweet red peppers, romaine lettuce ribs, etc. He is a real omnivore.
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