Food Autonomy in the Carceral Setting
Through the Hort’s GreenHouse Program on Rikers Island, participants select and grow culturally significant crops in collaboration with horticultural therapists and instructors. Participants can exercise a level of food autonomy within a highly restrictive setting that offers limited unprocessed food choices.
Tiffani Coleman, Greenhouse instructor for HSNY and an advocate for food sovereignty.
Pamela Koch, Greenhouse instructor for HSNY and working towards becoming a certified Horticultural Therapist.