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Corn in Norfolk County

Norfolk County is a leading grower of Sweet Corn in Canada.

More than 3,500 acres of sweet corn are grown by more than 30 farms.

Sweet corn at Wholesome Pickins

Sweet corn at Wholesome Pickins

VIDEO: Watch the sweet corn harvest in Norfolk County and the packing process

Where to buy

You can find Norfolk County sweet corn at our farmers markets and directly from our sweet corn farmers.

Nutrition tip: Sweet corn helps the body produce ferulic acid, which has anti-cancer properties. An average ear of corn has only 83 calories!

Varieties

Gourmet Sweet Corn Welsh Bros Norfolk CountyWelsh Brothers grows two varieties of premium GMO-free sweet corn:

“Gourmet Sweet” (photo left) is a fresh, bi-colour (yellow and white) variety of sweet corn.

“Chocolate Sunshine” is a yellow variety of sweet corn in limited supply with a distinctive buttery flavour.

Norfolk County farmers also grow over 65,000 acres of corn for grain and 1,900 acres of corn for silage. These varieties are generally used for food processing and animal feed.

Recipes

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder Recipe

Meet the Farmer

More info

If you would like a free copy of the Norfolk County Guide / Map with details about sweet corn growers and other experiences, contact us.