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(Gallery) There’s a mule train in that field

Eating fresh sweet corn is one of the pleasures of summer. But harvesting the vegetable grain is very labor intensive and fascinating to see, from the mule trains to the near-freezing water. Here’s a look at sweet corn harvest from the field to the precooler – and not long before the delicacy hits stores.

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