Rep. Keicher celebrates Sweet Corn Appreciation Day

State Representative Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, issued the following statement ahead of Illinois’ first annual Sweet Corn Appreciation Day to take place on Monday, August 1st:

“I am very excited to be celebrating our first ever Sweet Corn Appreciation Day on Monday! Sweet corn is a summertime favorite for my family and for families throughout Illinois. In order to fully appreciate sweet corn, we also need to recognize the people who make it possible for our families to enjoy it – local growers and family farmers. Thank you for bringing this delicious snack to our tables year after year!”

Below is a list of local farm stands in DeKalb and Kane counties that sell sweet corn:

Jonamac Orchard – 19412 Shabbona Rd., Malta

Hristovi Family Farm – 10922 Old State Rd., Sycamore

Johnson’s Sweet Corn, Pumpkin Stand, and Corn Maze – 1765 W. State St., Sycamore

Yaeger’s Farm Market – 14643 State Route 38, DeKalb

Theis Farm – 6N953 County Line Rd., Maple Park

Phillips Family Farm – 17735 Chicago Rd., Big Rock

Wessels Family Farm – 2013 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb

Weberpal Farms – 16521 Swanson Rd., Sycamore

Enjoy Pioneer Farm – 17N400 Big Timber Rd, Hampshire

Prairie View Farm Market – 48W130 State Route 72, Hampshire

Erehwon Farm – 40W428 Hughes Rd, Elburn

Stojan Vegetables –  2N874 Howard Rd, Maple Park

Wiltse Farm Produce & Greenhouse – 50W379 Rt. 38, Maple Park

Kuipers Family Farm – 1N318 Watson Rd, Maple Park

Burgin Farms – 46W725 Route 38, Maple Park

Heritage Prairie Farm Online Market 2N308 Brundige Rd, Elburn

Big Rock Organics at Lamb of God Farm – 201 W. Galena St, Big Rock

Grandma’s Farm Fresh Eggs – 42W352 Prairie, Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm & Produce – 4S041 Merrill Rd, Sugar Grove

Theis Farm Market & Greenhouse – 6N953 County Line Rd, Maple Park

Representative Keicher serves the 70th District, which includes portions of DeKalb, Kane and Boone Counties.