|Florida House Approves Lower Minimum Age For Corrections Officers|
|By signalscv.com- Jim Holt|
Every day is Earth Day at the Pitchess Detention Center, as a growing number of inmates get back to the land, as it were — cultivating the open space around the Castaic jail. Inmates taking part in the nursery and farming programs at the jail get a chance to spend about five hours every day growing fruit and veggies, learning about recycling and composting, and all about farming basics. Any tomatoes and potatoes — and whatever else they learn to grow on jail land, set back from The Old Road at Biscailuz Drive — is likely to end up on their dinner plate at some point.
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