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August 1- Sweetcorn Appreciation Day in Illinois

07/15/2022 @ 9:20 am

In 2022, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation recognizing August 1 as Sweetcorn Appreciation Day. The day commemorates all sweetcorn growers and farmers across the state. Stop by your favorite farm stand or farmers market to grab a sack and plan on enjoying the sweet taste of summer! Check out the Illinois Farm Families website Link for sweet corn prep hints and other great recipes.

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