Sweet corn stands?

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  1. candg4ever

    candg4ever Well-Known Member

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    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!
     
  2. CyCrazy

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    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.
     
  3. casey1973

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    They were there yesterday afternoon at 24th and grand.
     
  4. SC Cy

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

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

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    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.
     
  9. CyStalker

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    It was there today.
     
  10. ISUAgronomist

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  11. ImJustKCClone

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    planning on swinging by there on my way home. :)
     
  12. candg4ever

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    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.
     
  13. candg4ever

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    But oh so worth it!!:jiggy:
     
  14. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

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    I bought some there about an hour ago (around 5.30). They may set up later in the day.
     

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