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Sustainable Prisons Project, Part Two

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This is the entrance to The Hub. Prisoners who’ve been cleared on good behavior get to work here. This is where the prison’s beekeeping operation, recycling center and gardens are. (Photo by Sadie Babits)

Prisons probably aren't the first place you'd expect to find organic gardens or beekeeping. But in some prisons in western Washington, inmates are being taught new skills and getting involved in conservation work. As Sadie Babits found out, inmates say they're restoring their own lives by helping save native prairies and growing veggies:

The Sustainable Prisons Project

An article on the program

Part One of this series

Producer: Sadie Babits
Release Date: October 7, 2009
Running Time: 3:24

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