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Juneau Rotarians build greenhouse at Lemon Creek Correctional Center

Volunteers from the Juneau Rotary Club are constructing a greenhouse inside the secure area of Lemon Creek Correctional Center. “It’ll be a combination of the inmates being able to work here, gain skill in gardening and then be able to use the produce that they generate here,” said Rotarian Wayne Jensen, an architect who is helping with the project. The greenhouse, which measures 40 feet in length by 15 feet wide and costs $13,000, all raised by the local Rotary club. When operating, inmates and community volunteers will grow vegetables and flowers.

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