Correctional Garden Saves Money

A 1.25-acre garden at the Lincoln (NE) Community Correctional Center helps feed the medium/maximum-security facility’s 400 inmates, reports the Lincoln Journal Star. Last year, the garden produced some 3,000 lbs. of fresh produce, saving the state about $7,000 in food costs. The haul is expected to be even more this year and could save $12,000.

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