What to Do with Extra Milk

From cheese to butter to extra protein for hogs and chickens, milk is a versatile product for any homestead.

Butter and buttermilk
After cream turns to butter in the churn, the buttermilk must be strained off. From left: buttermilk in a jar, Nora (the author’s niece) with butter and the butter churn.
MARY LOU SHAW