A Victory Garden in a Milwaukee neighborhood, 1918
Broccoli maybe? Whatever it is, it looks like a healthy crop.
via: Historic Photo Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Erika Janik, writer, historian, and the producer and editor of Wisconsin Life on Wisconsin Public Radio, is our guest curator throughout the month of May. This week, Erika examined the history of Victory Gardens and other food conservation efforts during World War I. Next week, she’ll highlight milk, cheese, ice cream and other Wisconsin dairy delights.