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Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter - Modern Farmer

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

butter makers 1910

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

1897

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

A stockman churning butter New Mexico 1943

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Member of Johnson family churning butter in her home near Black River Falls, Wisconsin 1937

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

daughter of negro tenant churning butter. Randolph County, NC 1939

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Cleaning butter churn. NC circa 1939

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Farmer's wife churning butter. Emmet County, Iowa, circa 1936

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Sampling butter from churn in 1943

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Taking butter out of churns at the Dairymen's Cooperative Creamery. The most modern churns in the USA 1941

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Taking butter out of the churn in a modern factory, circa 1910

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…

Five men making butter in a class @ Hampton Institute, VA circa 1900

Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that butter was first discovered when a nomad tied an animal skin of cream to his horse. After a long journey the cream had turned to butter, and hey presto: butter is invented. But who has time to tie cream to the side of a horse and gallop around the countryside? This is where the churn comes in. There are many different types of butter churns. The most common, and one of most classic, is the plunge churn. This worked…