Could Meditation and Gardening Break The Cycle of Prison Recidivism?

…by incorporating nature, meditation, and hands-on gardening skills, the Insight Garden initiative provides an opportunity to channel fresh mental pathways, and plant new seeds. The program first started in San Quentin prison in 2002, with the simple goal of establishing a place within the prison walls that allowed the men to connect with nature but after seeing the profound affect the garden had on those who participated, founder Beth Waitkus started thinking bigger.

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