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Prison farms in a time of global crisis: Thinking big, starting small

Justice. Sanctuary. Empathy. Rehabilitation. Sustainability. Community. After just a few minutes of conversation with Calvin Neufeld, you can tell he thinks big. He wants to see all these values being lived out in our world. But he also thinks small. That’s why, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, he’s

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Collins Bay Institution farm officially opens

The long-awaited return of Kingston prison farms was celebrated at Collins Bay Institution this morning. Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, officially launched the Correction Service of Canada’s (CSC) farm employment program on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Collins Bay Institution. The six

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Vigils for ethical prison farms to be held outside Collins Bay Institution

  The introduction of beef and dairy cows at the new Joyceville and Collins Bay prison farms has drawn the concern of Evolve Our Prison Farms, a campaign for “plant-based prison farms in Canada enhanced by farmed animal sanctuary.” The group will begin holding weekly vigils in front of Collins

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