The Taste of the Driftless farm-to-dinner event, featuring dishes by area French chef Monique Hooker, will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at Hidden Springs Creamery in Westby.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) will be guest speaker at the dinner, which is a fundraiser for the Democratic parties of Crawford, Monroe, Richland and Vernon Counties.
International award-winning cheesemaker Brenda Jensen will host the event, which will begin at 2 p.m. with music, appetizers, games and an auction. Dinner, served sit-down family style, will follow at 4 p.m. After hearing speakers and candidates, guests will enjoy dessert, tours, music and socializing.
The main course will include marinated grilled beef loin with Chimichurri, grilled vegetables, fresh corn, herb-poached salmon and potato salad.