VIDEO: Seed to Table: Sweet Corn with Brian Campbell Farms

August 22, 2018

 

You can’t talk about vegetable season in Pennsylvania without talking about sweet corn. So, in honor of PA Produce Month this August, the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing & Research Program (PVMRP) went straight to a sweet corn pro, Brian Campbell of Brian Campbell Farms. After starting a farm stand at the ripe age of 14, Brian eventually expanded to a 2,000-acre diversified operation that grows pumpkins, sweet corn, broccoli, and other vegetables. His 400 acres of pumpkins are sold in Wal-Marts across the northeastern US and his sweet corn is direct marketed to Wal-Mart and Giant, and sold at his 35-year old farm stand, Farmer Moofy’s, near Bloomsburg, PA. With all that experience and knowledge under his belt, the PVMRP knew he’d be a great candidate for delivering the 411 on sweet corn’s life cycle. Ever wonder how that corn turns from a tiny seed into a delicious food? Some steps along the way may surprise you!

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