sweetcorn

Cold and wet weather earlier in the summer has given us some late and uneven crops but there should be plenty of corn in the boxes through September and early October.

We are on the northern limit of its climatic range so it is important to choose protected, south facing fields to give it the best chance. Most of our corn this year is coming from

our co-op farms and the Riverford fields.

Badgers can be a real menace, partly because they will trek for miles for a nightly ration of the ripening cobs, and partly because they party. How else could they make such a mess of a field? If they just ate their fill and went home in an orderly manner at dawn

things wouldn