June 18, 2014 5:51 PM

Gardens for offenders are worth cultivating in KC

The therapeutic benefits of digging in the dirt are well known, and for many people gardening offers a fruitful sense of accomplishment. That’s why the Kansas City Municipal Court should be commended for its community garden, where offenders in the city’s drug, mental health and veterans’ treatment courts can work side by side with court officials — even judges.

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