When you think of food pantries, a leafy garden bursting with fresh vegetables probably doesn’t spring to mind. But a unique program puts food pantry clients in the field — literally.
The food pantry garden is run by the Middleton Outreach Ministry, outside Madison.
Erika Janik is the co-creator and former executive director of Wisconsin Life. She is the author of six books, including Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction, Apple: A Global History, and Marketplace of the Marvelous: The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine. She’s currently the executive...