A Garden That Grows People

In 1984, The Garden Project: an organic gardening program for the rehabilitation of inmates, was launched at San Francisco County Jail by former jail counselor Cathrine Sneed. Since then, the program has grown into an independent, non-profit organization which helps both inmates and ex-offenders who need jobs to ease them back into society. While practicing organic gardening, they learn to take care of themselves. The community where they came from also heals as the garden grows. This is a two-year documentary which follows the remarkable work of The Garden Project as it strives towards growing people through gardening.

Iwanami Shoten Publishers, 2002 Yen1,800 (Japanese)

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