This article was taken from Food Connections: Southern Iowa Local Foods Initiative Community Food Profile, written by Local Foods Coordinator, Alexi Groumoutis. Click here to view the full Community Food Profile.
Corning, Iowa, is forever stamped on the map for being the birthplace of the late television personality Johnny Carson. This quaint Midwestern town has added attractions which include The Corning Opera House Cultural Center, Lake Icaria, Icarian Village, Adams County Speedway and now Corning Winery and Vineyards that make it a town worth visiting. Corning Winery and Vineyards sits on five acres of land directly off of U.S. Highway 34.
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