Canning corn on the colony – photo essay

Alexia and Kaitlin Walter husk corn to be canned in the kitchen. | Mike Sturk photo

Photo essay | It was corn canning day at the Cayley Colony near Cayley, Alta., Aug. 17 with what garden boss Michael Walter says is one of the best crops he can recall. The corn is husked in the colony wash rack and then washed again in the kitchen before being cooked and canned. Some of the corn also stays on the cob. | Mike Sturk photos

It was corn canning day at the Cayley Colony near Cayley, Alta., Aug. 17 with what garden boss Michael Walter says is one of the best crops he can recall.

The corn is husked in the colony wash rack and then washed again in the kitchen before being cooked and canned.

Some of the corn also stays on the cob. | Mike Sturk photos

Women fill jars with cooked corn. | Mike Sturk photo
Lauren Stahl stirs the fresh corn as it cooks. | Mike Sturk photo
Klarissa Walter wheels a cart of corn from the washer to the kitchen. | Mike Sturk photo

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