Jail garden puts inmates to work while saving thousands | News
GIBSON COUNTY, IN (WFIE)- The Gibson County jail just received final approval to move forward with a jail garden.
"Posey County jail has one, down in Mt. Vernon, I talked with Sheriff Oeth, he said they saved about $8,000 on meal expenses last year, and I'm going that sounds like a great idea, plus it gets the inmates out, they can work and earn some of their keep," Sheriff Ballard said.
Planting will begin this spring.
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