Taste Traditions of Wisconsin: Gardens Past and Present (Sold Out)
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 6–9 pm
Join "Farmstead Chef" co-authors, Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko for a discussion of our culinary heritage and nation's revival of farmstead roots of independence, self sufficiency and frugality, blended with the spice of modern living and a passion for transforming our planet. A dinner inspired by "Farmstead Chef" will be served. Following dinner Wisconsin Historical Society Press author Lee Somerville will discuss her recent book, Vintage Wisconsin Gardens: A History of Home Gardening. Lee will introduce us to Wisconsin's ornamental gardens of the 19th and 20th centuries, showcasing regional gardens created by landscaping enthusiasts for their own use and pleasure. The authors will take part in a book signing.
Taste Traditions of Wisconsin is a taste-and-talk series that explores the rich culinary history, delicious indigenous ingredients, and remarkable foodways of Wisconsin.
Cost to attend is $35 per person. Society members receive a 10-percent discount.
Venue: Wisconsin Historical Museum
Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square
30 N Carroll St
Additional Contact Info:
This event is sold out. Call 608-264-6555 to be added to the waiting list. If you would like to receive advance notifications for the Taste Traditions series, call the number above or contact us via email