National Dairy Month Is Here!

PrintWhat started out as National Milk Month in 1937 to promote milk consumption and stabilize the dairy demand has turned into a month-long celebration and tradition that acknowledges the dairy industry. So with that in mind, why not celebrate National Dairy Month with dairy fun from Nasco?

Would you like to give a try to making your own butter? It’s a breeze with Nasco’s 2-1/2 Gallon Electric Butter Churn (C26349N) that turns out delicious homemade butter in only 20 minutes. If you prefer to churn by hand, adding your own herbs and spices, try the 1-Gallon Manual Butter Churn (C26345N).

Instructions and recipes combined can be found in Home Cheesemaking: Recipes for 75 Homemade Cheeses (C24958N). Includes more cheesemaking recipes than any other book on the market, along with sections on other dairy products such as butter, yogurt, sour cream, crème fraîche, and mascarpone. Nasco even has an informational DVD that helps you with all the basics.   We also carry cheesemaking kits to ready you for your cheesemaking tasks. Our Mozzarella & Ricotta Cheese Kit (C19125N) makes up to 20 lbs. of mozzarella and 10 lbs. of ricotta. Our Basic Hard Cheese Kit (C11506N) includes everything you need to make eight delicious, homemade cheeses, including cottage cheese, Gouda, Colby, and Parmesan.

What celebration of National Dairy Month would be complete without a chance to make homemade ice cream?

Our Hamilton Beach® 4-Qt. Automatic Ice Cream Maker (WA28628N) makes delicious ice cream, frozen yogurt, or sorbet in 20-40 minutes. Just add ingredients, ice, and rock salt – this maker does all the work and stops when ready. No stirring needed! We also have the Aroma® Traditional Ice Cream Maker) C11506) that combines old-fashioned fun with modern convenience. Hand-crafted wood bucket and die-cast hand crank harken back to ice cream makers of the past, while electric motor makes it easy to quickly make a batch.  Try your hand with a 4-Quart Maker (C11506N) or a 6-Quart Maker (WA33121). And just to bring your National Dairy Month theme home, scoop your ice cream with our Vollrath Ice Cream Scoop (WA34213).

Nasco salutes dairy farmers and producers during National Dairy Month – and every month! Come shop our dairy and farm products at our Farm and Ranch website,

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