The 1920s Farm

This is a summer kitchen from the 1920s


After the First World War, the world changed. As did agriculture, but milk production remained small-scale. The dairy industry had not yet taken off and farms did not have that many cows. They hand-milked and the milk was used in traditional ways. The only new thing was the separator. The separator divided the milk from the cream. The cream is used to make butter. The unseparated milk is used for cheese and whey cheese.

Maria's family keeps the separator in the summer kitchen which is in the basement of the residential house.