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Philadelphia Horticulture – Reintegrating Former Inmates

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Through an innovative green jobs initiative created by PHS and its partners, former inmates of the Philadelphia Prison System are finding a path to employment in local food production and landscape management.

PHS City Harvest makes fresh produce more widely available in Philadelphia’s low-income communities. With training from PHS staff, inmates of the Philadelphia Prison System grow seedlings at a prison greenhouse and receive training in gardening and basic landscaping. The seedlings are....

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