Farm to Prison Cafeteria

Farm to Prison Cafeteria

San Diego’s Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility's Farm and Rehabilitation Meals (FARM) program "may be the most powerful interpretation of farm-to-table the state has ever seen." After seeing the shockingly low recidivism rates for prisoner farmers in similar programs, the correctional facility designed the program in which 20 prisoners are to work a three acre on-site farm, learning sustainable agriculture methods and skills while providing the prison cafeteria with fresh organic produce.

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