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  • Urban Farm Offers Women A Place To Live & Work After Getting Out of Prison

    By City Farmer News (Reporter)

    While working at Bellfound Farm, the women will also receive mental health counseling, coaching and skill development training.

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    Alena Jones, co-founder and COO of Bellfound Farms, says they are getting started with a grant from the Women’s Fund of central Indiana.

    “When we’re talking about how nine out of 10 women who have been incarcerated have experienced trauma, what we know about being in a green environment is that it calms your nervous system down and gives you a little bit more brain space to process what’s going on inside of you,” said Jones.

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    Alena Jones (left) and Nekoma Burcham have launched Bellfound Farm for young female ex-offenders. (Photo: Daniel Arthur Jacobson)

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    An urban farm opening in central Indiana will provide women coming out of the criminal justice system with a place to live and work so they can get their lives back on track.

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