As corrections officer Cheryl Reeder and an inmate trustee watch at left, Texas County Master Gardeners work on the high tunnel greenhouse that houses the Texas County Jail garden. Atop the ladder is Jerry Swink and on the ground are Ron Ice and Doris Altom. Texas County Sheriff Scott Lindsey, center, stands inside the jail garden with jail administrator Tim Garnica, right, and assistant administrator Andy Edwards. Thanks to a joint effort between the Texas County Sheriff’s Department and the University of Missouri Texas County Extension, the jail garden inside a high tunnel greenhouse behind the justice center is once again producing. After being abandoned for a couple of years, the jail garden project was resurrected in June of this year by Sheriff Scott Lindsey and jail administrator Tim Garnica. “In my mind, there are two goals for the garden,” Lindsey said. “One is, if we can generate a little food and save that out of our budget, that’s great. And secondly, it gives inmates the opportunity to get out and do something productive and have a chance to learn some skills they might use in their lives.” By request of the county commission, MU Extension agriculture educator Eric ...