This cooking class will be held by multi-talented local artist and brilliant cook, Jaroslava Sobiskova. She will be teaching you all how to make Spring nettle and ham quiche, a traditional Eastern European dish. We will be harvesting nettles on the farm for you to use for this class. Jarka will talk about the benefits of nettles and how to harvest them. You will also be cooking with our farm fresh eggs and we will source ham from a local farmer just down the road from us! Jarka will have a quiche in the oven for you to enjoy at the end of class, we will sell wine and beer at an additional price to enjoy with your quiche. At the end of the class you will be able to take home the quiche you've made to cook that night or next morning, or you can even freeze it to cook at a later date!
*Fee: $42.50 (includes tax & take-home materials)
*Space is limited to 14 participants.
*All sales final, we do not issue refunds. If you can't make your booking, we must be notified 24 hours in advance to issue class credit.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
A native of the Czech Republic, Sobiskova came to the United States in 1986 seeking a life of greater artistic freedom than was possible in Communist- ruled Czechoslovakia. Earning an BFA degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1993, Sobiskova returned to the Czech Republic to participate in that country’s working as an artistic consultant for the Civic Forum Foundation there for one year. She later returned to the US, operated a private gallery in Chicago while doing commission work in painting and murals. She later settled in Madison, Wisconsin with her family, where the rural setting and rolling hills remind her of her native Bohemia. She continues to receive accolades for her award-winning work.
*Fee: $15 (includes tax). All sales final, we do not issue refunds.
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Lisa Johnson grew up in Madison’s southwest side. Lisa’s mother and grandfather were avid gardeners, and her love of plant life was encouraged by high-school biology teacher Marilyn Hanson. Lisa earned her undergraduate degree in Horticulture at UW-Madison and worked at various local garden centers and nurseries before returning to the UW for a graduate degree in Agricultural Communications. She started her Cooperative Extension career first in Milwaukee County before returning to Dane County. Lisa started the Teaching Garden at Dane County UWEX in 2004 as an outdoor classroom for master gardeners, children and the general public. When not gardening, she enjoys playing folk music on guitar, autoharp and bowed psaltry and sharing quality time with her cats.
Date and Time
Thursday May 11, 2023
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
Four Winds Farm
5735 Adams Road
Fitchburg, WI 53575