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ALHFAM Dairy Workshop

  • 03 Apr 2017
  • 04 Apr 2017
  • Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, IL

Sponsored by the FARM PIG

Hosted by Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, IL

Join the staff of Volkening Heritage Farm for an in-depth, hands-on workshop on dairy cows, dairy products, and dairy life. The workshop begins as 10:00am April 3rd with milking and progresses until noon on April 4th. Topics discussed and practices include:

  • Hand-milking for historic sites
  • Intro to mechanical milking
  • Milk handling and safety
  • Cream separation
  • Butter-making
  • Cheese-making
  • Cow and calf care
  • Navigating local, state, and federal dairy laws

If you have a dairy program at your site or you would like to start one, this is the workshop for you. Cost for workshop is $60.00 per person, lunch on Monday provided. Lodging on your own.  To register or for information contact:

Jonathan Kuester
Farm Operation Manager
Volkening Heritage Farm

ALHFAM • P.O. Box 16, Rochdale, MA 01542 - info@alhfam.org

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