Regional Jail’s growing garden helps cut costs, improve inmate diets

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Posted: July 23, 2013

The Winchester Star

Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center inmate Josue Galdamez picks green beans Monday morning in the center’s garden. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center inmates Dezerae Ford (left) and Ashley Orndorff snap fresh green beans Monday. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — The local jail’s garden is growing like a weed.

What started out as a small vegetable garden in 2011 has blossomed into an undertaking that is cutting costs at the facility by at least...



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