The Farm Show milkshake craze!

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One of the most popular attractions of the Pennsylvania Farm Show is the food. But, arguable, the main draw in of it all, the milkshakes.

Every year people flock from all over to get their hands on one. It's a delicacy that has been gracing the farm show for the past 62 years.

The PA Dairymen's Milkshake stand is hard to miss.

Long lines filled with people young..

"It's delicious, it's the best milkshake I've ever had," said 8-year-old Harlee Gonzales.

..and those young at heart.

"Ice cream, milk, and cream... everything good!" said Vernon Martin, a longtime milkshake lover.

Everyone has their own opinion about why they're so good.

We caught up with a young fella who was too busy sipping, for an interview.

His reaction is exactly what the milkshake gods want.

"We're striving very hard to put out a real quality product and it's great to hear," said Dave Smith, the Executive Director for the PA Dairymen's Association.

Smith has been in charge of the milkshakes for 22 years.

The reaction from people who try a shake for the first time never ceases to amaze him.

"I like a good milkshake when I get one and it's nice and thick and I really like thick milkshakes," said Donald Hoover, a milkshake fan from Lancaster County.

The folks behind the scenes have the process down to a science.

"We keep the machines filled so that the folks can keep them pumping out nice and frothy and thick.. (so you've got a pretty important job)?"

"Oh yeah, this is the most important job. Without guys like me there are no farm show milkshakes," said volunteer, Michael Martin.

But, perhaps, the most famous person at the Farm Show is a woman nicknamed one of the "golden girls".

Fae Snyder has been serving up the frothy goodness ever since the Farm Show started selling shakes.

"It changes every year but its still good to come back year after year and meet all the vendors along here they know you and you get to talking' to them just like a family reunion!" said Fae Snyder.

The golden girl has seen the process evolve from one machine and a brick of ice cream to 10 machines, 3 flavors and a whole lot of demand.

"They stand in line for half an hour or so for a milkshake and they're happy to have it," said Martin.

If you're wondering... it's not crazy to want a milkshake in the middle of winter.

"In Pennsylvania for 63 years, January is when you think of milkshakes," said Martin.

The PA Dairmen's Association has 400 people helping over the course of the 9 days of the Farm Show.

It's estimated that $175,000 milkshakes will be sold this week.