Prison Plants And Teen Recovery Schools On Thursday's Access Utah

Dec 20, 2013

Two Cache Valley women are giving Utah prisoners a new chance behind the bars using dried plants. Today on the program, producers Sheri Quinn and Elaine Taylor explore the "plants in jail" program started by Sara Lamb and Mary Barkworth, where inmates prepare plant material for the Utah State University herbarium.  

Mary Barkworth cataloging the inmate's plant work.
Credit Eli Lucero/Herald Journal


Science questions explores youth addiction and recovery schools. At recovery schools, teens struggling with drug or alcohol abuse get help for their addiction problem, while staying in school and continuing their education.