Urban Farm Offers Opportunities to Ex-Offenders

Posted on Jul 2 2018 - 10:24am by UOG

INDIANAPOLISA soon-to-open nonprofit urban farm on the south side of Indianapolis aims to give formerly-incarcerated women a chance to “craft a future story” while combating the city’s food desert issue. Bellfound Farm spans 17 acres and allows young women to run an urban farm while receiving counseling, coaching and business training. Founders Nekoma Burcham and Alena Jones, who are Women’s Fund of Central Indiana NEXT Fellows, say Bellfound coaches will continue to support the women after they leave the farm to help them earn a degree or certificate and find long-term employment and housing.”

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