Known for its rich farm land, Indiana is most famous for its plentiful fields of corn and apple orchards. While it is most famous for its tradition of corn on the cob, Indiana's apple orchards offer a u-pick option for visitors.
Indiana's vast corn fields have inspired a festival tradition called Corn School, which occurs the first week of October annually. While it was originally conceived for young boys in local corn-growing schools, it has turned into a week-long festival that celebrates a variety of corn recipes and the crowning of a Corn School Queen.
Indiana also has dozens of u-pick apple orchards and fruit stands and is known for traditions of several kinds of apple butter and pastries.