Buying fresh corn? Watch out for earworms

Tips from Michael Hendricks on how to shuck corn and pick out critters
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Photograph by Gabriela Iancu

Local, organic corn with kernels as sweet as candy make their season debut in mid-July, but watch for earworms, says Michael Hendricks, manager of Indian Ridge Organic Farm in Clarkesville, which sells at Peachtree Road Farmers Market. Cut off the top three inches of the ear before peeling back the husks to remove any critters.

This article originally appeared in our July 2015 issue.

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