Growing corn is practically an American tradition. Corn has been grown in our country for thousands of years.
And for good reason. Corn is very nutritious containing many vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. You can eat it fresh, cook it, preserve it, and grind it into flour.
If you’ve never tried an ear of homegrown sweet corn, then you’re really missing out. Fresh homegrown sweet corn is delicious in salsa, on the grill, or cooked into main and side dishes.
While growing corn is not difficult, there are a few tricks to making sure you get the sweetest, plumpest ears.