It’s been almost a year since we last blogged about the Food Matters Inside & Out Project. And what a busy year it’s been for us in prisons. We used our Ministry of Justice funding to run the project at HMP Wandsworth over 2017 and we’ve now moved on to HMP High Down.
The two prisons are very different, as most prisons are – Wandsworth is an enormous looming Victorian prison with the same cells in use as when Oscar Wilde was an inmate – only nowadays each cell houses two men instead of one. High Down is a modern prison with open air walkways (great for a daily dose of vitamin D) and has grounds that are used for growing some of the vegetables for the kitchen. Continue reading “Success (despite the challenges) at Wandsworth Prison”