Putting the ‘Sweet’ in Sweet Corn

They used to say if you wanted sweet corn, you’d better put the water on before heading to the market. In years past, sweet corn had a much shorter ‘shelf life’ than it does now. When picked, the sugars would quickly turn to starch, and sweetness would be lost. Over the years, sweet corn has been selectively bred to yield sweeter ears, that also hold … Continue reading Putting the ‘Sweet’ in Sweet Corn

The Farming Family

  As an “outsider” joining farm life, I’ve been met with challenges of 12-hour planting marathons in Memorial Day heat and the tasks of grasping the lingo of an unfamiliar field (Do you see what I did there? an unfamiliar FIELD? I’ll wait..it took me a minute to see it too). Adapting to the farm life has been challenging, rewarding, exhausting, exhilarating, and, of course, delicious. The farm … Continue reading The Farming Family