Orchard to Bear Fruit for Prison System

Thanks to funding from the Alliance for Community Trees People's Garden Grant Program, a new orchard of fruit trees is set to educate and feed inmates at a Nebraska correctional centre, while also saving the facility up to $20,000 annually. The Nebraska Forest Service, Department of Correctional Services, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum together created this demonstration orchard with 37 fruit trees and 20 nut trees, which may serve as a model for future orchards at other prisons across the state.

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