Earlie and daughter Betty Earlie and daughter Betty at Washington Street Onion Crop in Lyons. The Jordan Home on the right in background.

The Pioneer of All Sweet Onions

Vidalia History

Here is the story of how the original sweet onion was developed in America beginning in the 1930’s until today:

What is now a deeply-entrenched summer tradition started out as a fluke.



The onion is the most favorite food that grows.

- George Washington, First U.S. President, reputed to never tell a lie.