Sweet Corn

Illinois State Vegetable


Sweet corn

Sweet corn; fresh and delicious.  Photo by Rosana Prada/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution).

Official State Vegetable of Illinois

Illinois designated sweet corn as the official state vegetable in 2015 (Illinois also recognizes popcorn as the official state snack food, adopted in 2003).

Elementary school students from Chatham worked with their local legislator to propose a state vegetable to the Illinois General Assembly. All Food Symbols



When to Harvest Sweet Corn