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Churning Through The History Of Butter

We're talking about the history of butter and checking in with some local Vermont buttermakers.
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We're talking about the history of butter and checking in with some local Vermont buttermakers.

It may seem like a simple food staple - something to make bread a little more interesting - but butter has a long and surprising history. Think Irish bogs, Tibetan butter sculptors and the decades-long PR battle between butter and margarine.

We're talking to the author of a new history of butter, and checking in with some Vermont buttermakers perfecting the craft.

Elaine Khosrova is the author of the new book, Butter: A Rich History.

Marisa Mauro is owner of Ploughgate Creamery in Fayston.

Lisa McCrory is co-owner of Earthwise Farm and Forest in Bethel.

Broadcast live on Monday, June 11, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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