The Washington County Sheep Association is hosting “A Taste of Lamb”. It will be held on Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Southern Hills Church located just south of Salem on State Road 135.


This year the “Taste of Lamb” will feature a Lamb Cook-off. Attendees will enjoy a complete meal featuring approximately six locally grown lamb dishes.

Attendees will then vote for their favorite lamb dish and prizes will be awarded to the top three. Those in attendance will also learn how to prepare lamb, and can take home recipes to try.

The cost for “A Taste of Lamb” meal is $10 per person. Reservations are required. Please RSVP by calling the Purdue Extension – Washington County office at 812-883-4601 by Thursday, March 5.

Anyone that would like to compete in the Lamb Cook-off should contact the Purdue Extension-Washington County Office by March 5th also. Locally grown lamb will be provided by the Washington County Sheep Association for competitors to prepare their dish.

The Washington County Sheep Association is also compiling a Lamb Cookbook. Anyone that has a lamb recipe that they would like to submit for the cookbook should leave it at the Purdue Extension – Washington County office by March 5.