Farming at Leavenworth Prison Trains Inmates, Feeds Needy

Farming at Leavenworth Prison Trains Inmates, Feeds Needy

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farmers market produceA fresh foods program at the Leavenworth Penitentiary has inmates growing a quarter million pounds of produce every year, which produces free healthy food for them, and more than 80,000 pounds in donations to help feed the needy throughout Kansas City.

The program even helps the volunteers — all non-violent offenders — get good jobs after being released, and at no cost to the taxpayers.

(READ the story from the Kansas City Star)

 

 

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