Janice grew up on a potato farm and farmed professionally for nine years. She has a degree in English from UW Oshkosh and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. She has worked in journalism, advertising and as a professional community organizer since 2000.
Most recently her work has been in food security, urban agriculture policy, community garden design and implementation. Upcoming projects include creating a pilot program for the Abundant Community theory of community organizing.