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The butter cow lady

B. Green

The butter cow lady

the story of Norma "Duffy" Lyon

by B. Green

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Published by Target Pub. in Des Moines, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculptors,
  • Folk artists,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[B. Green]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB237.L96 G74 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24890697M
    LC Control Number98086728
    OCLC/WorldCa39912239

    Explore thousands of old and rare books, including illuminated manuscripts, fine press editions, illustrated books, incunabula, limited editions and miniature books. Whether you're a budding rare book collector or a bibliophile with an evniable collection, discover an amazing selection of rare and collectible books from booksellers around the.   The butter for the sculpture was sourced from O-AT-KA Milk Products in Batavia. It takes 1, gallons of milk to make pounds of butter, or the equivalent of .

      This book was intended to boost butter consumption from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. The recipes do not make imaginative or interesting use of butter, are very limited to middle-America type recipes, and lack any insight you would not already have in other basic s:   As The Des Moines Register reports, the tradition of the butter cow goes back to And you may remember that the lady who sculpted those cows for .

      The butter cow is on display in the agriculture building from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. everyday the fair is open. Visit or call FAIR to learn more. The first butter cow in Iowa was made by sculptor John K. Daniels at the Iowa State Fair. The sculpture was sponsored by the Beatrice Creamery Co., now part of Con-Agra Foods. The exhibit, designed as a way to promote dairy products in the area, was a big hit with fairgoers.


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The butter cow lady by B. Green Download PDF EPUB FB2

Norma Duffield Stong "Duffy" Lyon (J – J ) was an American farmer and artist nicknamed The Butter Cow was known for creating elaborate butter sculptures at the Iowa State Fair from untilwhen she retired. She also created sculptures for other state fairs, as well as commissioned works for celebrities and politicians.

The Butter Cow Lady: The Story of Norma "Duffy" Lyon Hardcover – January 1, by B Green (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: B Green. Norma Lyon, a self-described dairy farmer’s wife and mother of nine who achieved fame well beyond the Midwest as the “butter-cow lady” of the Iowa State Fair, sculpturing tons of Author: Paul Vitello.

The Butter Cow starts with a wood, metal, wire and steel mesh frame and about lbs. of low moisture, pure cream Iowa butter. Once inside the degree cooler, layers The butter cow lady book butter are applied until a life-size butter cow emerges - measuring about /2-ft high and 8-ft long.

Each year, much of the butter is recycled and can be reused for up to. In Iowa, butter cows have been a main attraction at the state fair sincesculpted by such famed artists as Norma “Duffy” Lyon, also known as the “Butter Cow Lady.” Butter cows.

The bronze butter cow statue, under what's left of a large oak tree on a hill at the intersection of Highway 30 and High pays homage to Toledo's 'butter cow lady." Neal Deatron cast the sculpture Lyon made from pounds of clay. The statue was sponsored by the Arts council of Tama-Toledo Area and was dedicated Aug   The Butter Cow Lady Comes to Ames 4 Comments Decem Brad Kuennen As the year comes to a close, it is not unusual to reflect upon the events of the past year and give thanks for the gifts that were received.

"The Butter Cow Lady" Norma Duffield Stong was born on July 29th, She got her nickname, Duffy, from her middle name. Her uncle was Phil Stong, who wrote a book called "State Fair" which was later made into a movie. Given that background, her later claim to fame was probably preordained.

The butter cow consists of pounds of low moisture, pure cream Iowa butter. The butter can be recycled and reused for up to 10 years, according to sculptor Sarah Pratt. The butter cow is. The Butter Cow, But It’s Ivanka Probably the most realistic outcome here is that we will get a vague statue of a nice white lady.

Trump’s recent obsession with protecting the “suburban. But along with the developing friendship between the author and her milk lady, the best part of the book is the growing realization of the amazing personalities of cows.

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Green (free "I heart the Butter Cow Lady" bumper sticker with purchase). Lyon, 74, has scaled back production in recent years, following a stroke. Once supplying butter sculptures to fairs in thirteen states and Canada, she's shifted her focus closer to her Toledo, Iowa home.

Related:Butter cow sculptor finds happiness in dairy Related: 25 facts about the State Fair's butter cow This is the 15th year of the biennial Solheim Cup matches for. Ms. Wise, known best as a cheese sculptor (and author of The ABC's of Carving Cheese), took over last year from acclaimed Butter Cow Lady Norma "Duffy" Lyon, who sculpted butter for fairs in eight states over four addition to her famous cows, Lyon has butter-sculped John Wayne, Elvis, a Harley, Wood's American Gothic, a Butter Last Supper, and more.

Iowa's 'Butter Cow Lady,' A 'Born Artist,' Has Died: The Two-Way Norma "Duffy" Lyon was such a legend in her home state that in then-candidate Barack Obama sought —. Middle East Outreach Council Picture Book Winner The Butter Man is about Nora who wants a snack before her father’s special dinner of couscous.

Her father distracts her by telling her a story of his father who had to sell the family cow because times were tough. Her father wanted a bit of butter to go with his hard bread, but there was none/5(46).

Norma Lyon was the most eminent butter sculptor in America. Lyon, who died Sunday at created life-size cow statues out of butter for state fairs and rejoiced in the nickname "the. The Amazing Cow Lady is one of George and Harold's comic book creations.

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Print book: Biography: English: 1st ed Summary: Widely known for her cow sculptures made from actual dairy butter, Duffy's subjects have included famous fictional and fairy-tale characters, domestic and wild animals, familiar farm scenes, and such persons as President Dwight D.

Eisenhower, country singer Garth Brooks, Elvis Presley, an. Butter is a American comedy film directed by Jim Field Smith, from a screenplay by Jason Micallef, starring Yara Shahidi, Jennifer Garner, Ty Burrell, Olivia Wilde, Rob Corddry, Ashley Greene, Alicia Silverstone, and Hugh was released on October 5, in the United States and Canada by The Weinstein Company through its RADiUS-TWC distribution arm.The Butter Cow.

John K. Daniels' butter cow at the Iowa State Fair. The butter cow, an Iowa State Fair staple since when J.K. Daniels sculpted the first one, is located in the Agricultural Building.

After sculpting her first butter cow inNorma "Duffy. Behind the Scenes: Processing the Butter Cow Lady’s Papers 1 Comment Ap Rosalie About 4 months ago, my colleague Brad posted about an exciting new collection that was donated to SCUA – the papers of Norma Lyons, aka the Butter Cow Lady.