ADEL — Each year the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce purchase approximately 15,000 ears of the famous Deardorff “Peaches and Cream” sweet corn as (surpise!) a key attraction at the Sweet Corn Festival.
The corn was shucked by a big crowd of willing volunteers, then refrigerated in a semi-trailer overnight. By 10:30 a.m. Saturday the first cobs headed to the cooker, with a line nearly a block long already eagerly awaiting the chance to sink their chompers into the golden goodness — all at no cost.
An abundance of melted butter and salt was available, along with what may have been (had it all been unrolled) enough paper towels to reach to Des Moines. Organizers estimated the supply would be gone by early afternoon.
If you find our coverage of fun, community events sweet, we would appreciate your support. Why not join the growing list of $5-per-month sponsors to ThePerryNews.com and help us keep serving up good news? To get started, simply click the Paypal link below.