(Bitter) Sweet Corn

After 30 Years, Liskeys Close Produce Stand

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Posted: April 22, 2014

John and Patsy Liskey, owners of Liskey Sweet Corn stand off U.S. 11, have decided to close their stand after three decades in business. The Liskeys, looking at a picture of the business’ sign, say they had thought about ceasing operations for a couple of years and decided now was the time. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Patsy Liskey shows a photo of the couple’s granddaughters holding a “sold out” sign.
John Liskey, who with wife, Patsy, ran Liskey Sweet Corn stand on U.S. 11, says he believes that part of the stand’s success was because the corn was fresh picked every morning.
John and Patsy Liskey walk in the backyard of their home on Monday.

HARRISONBURG — Before Leonard Moyers goes to Connecticut to visit his son, Matthew, each summer, he stops at a farm just south of Harrisonburg off U.S. 11 to pick up a special delivery.

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