Category Archive: Day of the Corn

Oct 15 2019

Day of the Corn

For 9 years, Grove City Gardens has donated 5,000 ears of corn to CDT for use at our Tuesday Night Dinners. Volunteers pick, husk, wash, blanch, cool, strip the corn off the cobs, package and freeze 150 gallons of corn in less than 3 hours. The corn is used for the dinners and as give-away …

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Sep 29 2017

Corn Day

Thanks to the generous donation of Richard Johnson, and with the help of a small army of local volunteers, over 5,000 ears of corn were prepared for the new season.  173 gallons of fresh, sweet corn was bagged and moved to the Blackfoot Food Pantry freezers for use throughout this coming dinner season.  This all …

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Oct 23 2016

Day of the Corn – 2016

On Saturday morning, September 24th, volunteers young and old, turned out to support what is now known as the “day of the corn”!  This service project provides corn for both the community dinners that are held throughout the winter months each Tuesday evening and as supplemental food for those receiving help at the Blackfoot Food …

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Sep 24 2015

Day of the Corn

Friends of CDT completed another successful project on Saturday, September 19th in what is affectionately called the “day of the corn”.  On this beautiful fall morning between 4,000 and 5,000 ears of corn were generously donated by Richard Johnson of Grove City Gardens.  Richard provides the equipment to harvest the corn and volunteers then husk, …

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Sep 18 2013

Day of the Corn

  On Saturday (Sept. 14th) the community rallied together to pick and process over 5,000 ears of corn in support of the Community Dinner Table (CDT). Saturday was dubbed “the day of the corn” and it started out early with both youth and adults from the LDS Stakes and others from the community picking, shucking and cleaning …

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