August is Pennsylvania Produce Month.
If you're interested in eating locally grown foods, there's no time like the present.
According to the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program, Pennsylvania's 3,950 vegetable growers plant 49,400 acres to produce more than 280,000 tons of vegetables for fresh and processing use.
Sweet corn is Pennsylvania's largest vegetable crop.
Growers plant about 14,700 acres per year ranking the state as the seventh largest producer of fresh market sweet corn.