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On this farm, inmates raise their food
By mynews13.com- Sarah Panko
Published: 08/10/2018

OCALA, Fla. -- A small group of Marion County inmates are doing more than just serving time -- they're also helping grow and take care of the food they eat in the jail.

The Marion County Sheriff Inmate Work Farm is located at the corner of County Road 35 and County Road 464 in Ocala and is home to more than 2,000 chickens, more than 60 pigs and about 50 cows.

"I feed them, (and) I make sure they eat good and turn the water sprinklers on when it's real hot outside," said Antonio Clay, who is one of the inmates who works on the farm.

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