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Contestants eat an ear of corn as fast as they can. (Credit: Katharine Schroder)

Contestants eat an ear of corn as fast as they can. (Credit: Katharine Schroder)
Contestants eat an ear of corn as fast as they can. (Credit: Katharine Schroder)

Harbes Family Farm held its annual Sweet Corn Festival Saturday in Mattituck.

The family has been growing sweet corn for over 30 years and celebrates with a festival that includes a live music, a corn eating contest, family activities, and a pig race.

The two-day festival continues on Sunday, July 24.

Farmer Fred cools down the kids as they wait for the pig race to start. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Farmer Fred cools down the kids as they wait for the pig race to start. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
And they're off! (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
And they’re off! (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Jen Kane performs on the Sing Along Hayride. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Jen Kane performs on the Sing Along Hayride. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Earthtones plays for visitors. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Earthtones plays for visitors. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Farmer Fred prepares contestants for the corn eating contest. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Farmer Fred prepares contestants for the corn eating contest. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Steve Gurman of Ocean Township, NJ, was crowned the Corn King. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Steve Gurman of Ocean Township, NJ, was crowned the Corn King. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Marius Chiciu of Smithtown playing horseshoes. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Marius Chiciu of Smithtown playing horseshoes. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Farmer Fred entertains the kids. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Farmer Fred entertains the kids. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Potato sack race. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Potato sack race. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Getting ready for the sack race. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Getting ready for the sack race. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
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