Vertical churn

Mountain dairy farms were the preferred destinations for summer pasture and milk processing. Especially in the Alps, where the grassland was, and still is, mainly used by cattle, these structures characterized the landscape and the economy of the mountain communities, at least until the Second World War.

The tradition of fresh alpine butter and cheese-making is popular again now, thanks to its revival by Slow Food events and the desire to preserve age-old practices of human history.


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