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Morden Corn and Apple Festival

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There may not be a tastier Manitoba summer event than the Morden Corn and Apple Festival. Winnipeg Free Press photojournalist Jessica Burtnick headed down Highway 3 to capture the sights.

  • Corn crops line Highway 3 near Morden.

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    Corn crops line Highway 3 near Morden.

  • Even caterpillars like to get in on the action when it comes to corn.

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    Even caterpillars like to get in on the action when it comes to corn.

  • Vic Klyne (left) and Mauel Biveiros of Winkler work the corn-husking machine.

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    Vic Klyne (left) and Mauel Biveiros of Winkler work the corn-husking machine.

  • Cleaning up after the husking machine.

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    Cleaning up after the husking machine.

  • Where there is corn, expect plenty of husks. Allen Heppner of C2C Cleaning Supply gathers up and shovels corn husks into a nearby trailer.

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    Where there is corn, expect plenty of husks. Allen Heppner of C2C Cleaning Supply gathers up and shovels corn husks into a nearby trailer.

  • Freshly husked corn cobs await their turn to be boiled and served.

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    Freshly husked corn cobs await their turn to be boiled and served.

  • Jack Zacharias (left) and Bill Zacharias stir up corn cobs.

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    Jack Zacharias (left) and Bill Zacharias stir up corn cobs.

  • Bill Zacharias (left), who has taken part in the festival for the past 19 years, stirs up some boiling hot corn with Rick Rempel (centre) and Jack Zacharias (right).

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    Bill Zacharias (left), who has taken part in the festival for the past 19 years, stirs up some boiling hot corn with Rick Rempel (centre) and Jack Zacharias (right).

  • The freshly boiled cobs of corn are removed from boiling water by Rick Rempel (left) and Jack Zacharias.

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    The freshly boiled cobs of corn are removed from boiling water by Rick Rempel (left) and Jack Zacharias.

  • Freshly boiled corn is served to the eager festival-goers.

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    Freshly boiled corn is served to the eager festival-goers.

  • Allison Delaurier (left) and Jannine Alderson sneak a bite to eat behind their wall of Epicure spices for sale at the Festival.

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    Allison Delaurier (left) and Jannine Alderson sneak a bite to eat behind their wall of Epicure spices for sale at the Festival.

  • Three amigos make use of the butter and salt stations after picking up corn cobs at the festival.

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    Three amigos make use of the butter and salt stations after picking up corn cobs at the festival.

  • Louis Sitar of Winnipeg enjoys a cob of corn in the shade, away from the hustle and bustle of Stephen Street.

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    Louis Sitar of Winnipeg enjoys a cob of corn in the shade, away from the hustle and bustle of Stephen Street.

  • Four-year-old Trey Waite of Morden chows down on corn, while some of his friends enjoy frozen treats.

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    Four-year-old Trey Waite of Morden chows down on corn, while some of his friends enjoy frozen treats.

  • Friends Emma Duncan (right) and Braeden Dance take a spin on a teacup-type ride on the midway.

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    Friends Emma Duncan (right) and Braeden Dance take a spin on a teacup-type ride on the midway.

  • There's more than just corn to be had. Eight-year-old Jaydyn Gilmore (left) and her sister Kalley, 6, make a purr-fect pair with matching tiger face paint and rainbow ice confections at the festival.

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    There's more than just corn to be had. Eight-year-old Jaydyn Gilmore (left) and her sister Kalley, 6, make a purr-fect pair with matching tiger face paint and rainbow ice confections at the festival.

  • Balloon critters are made to order at the Morden Corn and Apple Festival. Danae Dick, 8, is fitted with a balloon hat while identical twin sister Kaitlyn (right) and others watch.

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    Balloon critters are made to order at the Morden Corn and Apple Festival. Danae Dick, 8, is fitted with a balloon hat while identical twin sister Kaitlyn (right) and others watch.

  • Six-year-old Austin West of Calgary is all smiles on the midway's swing ride.

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    Six-year-old Austin West of Calgary is all smiles on the midway's swing ride.

  • (Left to right) Cousins Livian Zacharias, 6, Paige Barkley, 2, and Connor Zacharias, 5, are mostly smiles on a midway ride.

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    (Left to right) Cousins Livian Zacharias, 6, Paige Barkley, 2, and Connor Zacharias, 5, are mostly smiles on a midway ride.

  • The Spin Out lives up to its name at the midway.

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    The Spin Out lives up to its name at the midway.

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