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Doing Time in the Garden
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James Jiler directs the Greenhouse Project for male and female inmates at New York City's Rikers Island jail system. He also directs the GreenTeam of ex-offenders, who work on landscape-related projects throughout New York State. He joins Keith and Sharmai to discuss his book Doing Time in the Garden, an engaging personal account of running a highly successful horticultural vocation program at the largest jail complex in the United States.
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James Jiler - Part One
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James Jiler - Part Two
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James Jiler - Part Three
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James Jiler - Part Four
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James Jiler
James Jiler is Director of the Greenhouse Project, a renowned horticultural job-training program for inmates at New York City's Rikers Island jail system. He provides instruction in horticulture and greenhouse management integrated with a math, science and English literacy curriculum. Jiler also oversees job placement and after-care services for released inmates while directing the GreenTeam.

Doing Time In The Garden