EDIBLE GLIMPSES: Rikers Redemption

Recently, Edible had the chance to visit an East River isle and discover riches lying on the other side of razor-wire-topped cyclone fences.

[nggallery template=carouselag id=2]

Recently, Edible had the chance to visit an East River isle and discover riches lying on the other side of razor-wire-topped cyclone fences. We got to meet some extraordinary individuals and find out agricultural benefits beyond the bounty of the soil.

The island is Rikers and the program is one initiated by the Horticultural Society of New York in cooperation with the NYC Department of Correction. Let’s just say some wrongs are being put right. Look for the full story in the July/August issue of Edible Manhattan. Subscribe here to get this issue at home.

Newsletter

Categories

Tags

Carrington Morris

Carrington is a food and food justice enthusiast and managing editor at Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn.