Wednesday, November 19, 2014

California Foodways: Prison Dairy

Aired on The California Report on October 16, 2014

Posted on NPR's The Salt November 5.

Making license plates is the stereotypical job for a prisoner, but in the Central Valley there’s a group of inmates doing very different work — supplying milk to almost all the prisons in the state system.
The low wages for the work may be shocking to people on the outside, but inmates say the job gives them something else.