The Final Starke County F.A.R.M Event of the Year is Happening this Saturday!

Photo Source: Starke County F.A.R.M FB Page

The Starke County Justice Center’s F.A.R.M. program will be hosting their final sale of the year this Saturday.

Community members are invited to come to the Starke County Justice Center on December 8th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. to see if they can find the perfect decoration or Christmas present. Continue reading

Starke County Jail Offers Green Thumb Gardening Class as a Part of F.A.R.M Program

Instructor Phil Woolery Leads Gardening Class for Starke County Jail inmates

According to Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin, more than 30 jail inmates recently started a gardening class instructed by Starke County Purdue Extension Educator Phil Woolery.

Sheriff Dulin shared that a total of 32 inmates will be attending the month-long class where Woolery will teach lessons about agriculture, horticulture and other skills related to botany.

He said the “green thumb” gardening class is a part of a Starke County Jail program called F.A.R.M., which is an acronym that stands for Focusing A Recovery Mindset. Continue reading