Thursday, October 1, 2015

SF County Jail Launches Aquaponics Program for Inmates

With prison realignment well underway in California, releasing thousands of inmates from state prisons or moving them to county jails, many local detention facilities are ramping up rehabilitation programs for their inmates to ease their transition back into society. Many such initiatives have begun at the San Francisco County jail. They include a new aquaponics class in growing vegetables and fish, aimed at providing participants with a potential career path. Lucy Kang visited the jail's program and filed this report.