The Rollo Jamison Museum and Jamison Museum Association will have a pasty dinner and speaker Edward Janus at First English Lutheran Church in Platteville today at 6 p.m.
Janua will present the program “Creating Dairyland: How caring for cows saved our soil, created our landscape, brought prosperity to our state, and still shapes our way of life in Wisconsin.” Janus will explore the history of dairying in Wisconsin and introduce dairy farmers and cheesemakers of today and why they love what they do.
Janus has been a dairy farmer, audio journalist, writer, and oral historian. He lives in Madison where he founded the Madison Muskies baseball team and Capital Brewery.
The pasty dinner will be at 6 p.m. The JMA annual meeting will be at 7 p.m., followed by Janus’ talk at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the dinner are $20 per person or $35 per couple, but Janus’ talk is free.