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Garden in the jail

In Italy near Milan the dauther of one of the most famous architect (Vico Magistretti) Susanna Magistretti has estabilished a garden inside a prison.

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Garden inside a jail. It is a project near Milan Italy. The project's aim is teaching to the prisoner a job and give them an opportunities to change their life. The garden is a cooperative and it has a breeding ground, educational garden, plants catalogue and shop. In the cooperative works prisoner and volunteers, everybody can attend course in educational garden and buy in the shop.
This is a perfect example that gardening is fantastic tool for revitalizing place!
Unlikely the website is only in Italian
http://www.cascinabollate.org/cms/index.php

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Nice idea. this can be applied to any single jails with different kind of plants all over the world!!

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