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    Sweet corn stands?

    Help please! Has anyone seen or heard of any sweet corn stands in the Ames/Nevada area? My brother-in-law and his wife just moved up here from southern Alabama and their family is here for the weekend. I really want them all to try some "real" sweet corn, but can't find any stands in the area.

    I saw that there are some in Grimes and the DM area, but don't want to drive that far if I can avoid it.

    Thanks in advance for any/all responses!


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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    There was a stand at the Swift Shop on 24th a couple of days ago. Haven't checked to see if they are at the corner of grand and 13th at the Kinetico water place yet. Try those 2 places though. Or else the farmers market in Ames/DM tomorrow.



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    There was a stand at the Swift Shop on 24th a couple of days ago. Haven't checked to see if they are at the corner of grand and 13th at the Kinetico water place yet. Try those 2 places though. Or else the farmers market in Ames/DM tomorrow.
    They were there yesterday afternoon at 24th and grand.



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    Is this the time of year they usually start popping up?



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    There is a stand in front of Mercy North in Ankeny (north side). Not quite as far as DM.....



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    Farmers Market @ North Grand Mall, Ames (North end) on Saturday mornings would be a good place to check.

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/North-...23606417656026



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    The stand in Ankeny on 1st by the carwashwasn't there yesterday when I was coming home from work. The sign was, i just haven't seen the truck there yet. I'm hoping it will be soon. Love me some sweet corn!



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    13th and Grand in Ames yesterday. Wasn't a lot of corn there but it was almost 5 o'clock so they might've sold a bunch.


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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKing View Post
    The stand in Ankeny on 1st by the carwashwasn't there yesterday when I was coming home from work. The sign was, i just haven't seen the truck there yet. I'm hoping it will be soon. Love me some sweet corn!
    It was there today.



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    Quote Originally Posted by KezClone View Post
    13th and Grand in Ames yesterday. Wasn't a lot of corn there but it was almost 5 o'clock so they might've sold a bunch.
    planning on swinging by there on my way home. :)



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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    There was a stand at the Swift Shop on 24th a couple of days ago. Haven't checked to see if they are at the corner of grand and 13th at the Kinetico water place yet. Try those 2 places though. Or else the farmers market in Ames/DM tomorrow.
    Thanks, I went by the 13th and Grand location about 10 this morn, no sign of a stand. I figured they'd at least be setting up by then, will check out the Swift Shop locale.


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    Re: Sweet corn stands?

    Quote Originally Posted by candg4ever View Post
    Thanks, I went by the 13th and Grand location about 10 this morn, no sign of a stand. I figured they'd at least be setting up by then, will check out the Swift Shop locale.
    I bought some there about an hour ago (around 5.30). They may set up later in the day.



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