About Beth

DSC_0028As part of my deep commitment to community service, social justice and environmental issues, I founded the Insight Garden Program at San Quentin (and now Solano) Prisons – a transformative gardening program designed to reconnect men to themselves, their communities, and the natural environment — so they become productive members of society when they leave!

With demand for our program from California to New York, IGP is now scaling up for national expansion!

To learn more about why I started this program, check out the book: EcoAmazons: 20 Women Who Are Transforming The World by Dorka Keehn, with photos by Colin Finlay. And join our crowdfunding campaign, #IGPgogo, so we can sow seeds for national expansion!

“Show me you have a seed there, and I’m prepared to expect wonders!” — Henry David Thoreau


4 Responses to About Beth

  1. I’m looking forward to spending some time in my inner and outer gardens this weekend. How do I follow you on Facebook Beth?


  2. Beth Waitkus says:

    I will put new posts on FB…trying to sort all this new technology out! Also, you can subscribe to the blog as well! Cheers, B

  3. Hi Beth,
    I thought about you today and looked you up.
    You’re doing good things!


    Adam Finkelstein

  4. Love what your doing for humanity, Beth. Thanks for being such an inspiration. Look forward to reading your blog posts. Warm regards, Aaron

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