Golden Coast. Detainees from the Dijon remand center take part in the harvest in Comblanchien to reintegrate into society

Getting out of the prison environment, talking with people, reconnecting with the world of work and putting down, for a few days, the hierarchical relationships between inmates and supervisors, this is what the participants in the “harvest” 2021 reintegration project will remember from this experience.

In mid-September, for five days, two inmates at the Dijon remand center, two people on semi-liberty and two others monitored in an open environment worked in the vineyards of the Xavier Durand estate in Comblanchien. A great breath of fresh air in the wine-growing environment, despite the vagaries of the weather this weekend and a human sharing.

Appointment was made Tuesday September 21, at the end of the morning during their last day of toil. “It’s a bit like my little madeleine of Proust”, confides B., in daily semi-freedom, who works as a stonemason in heritage renovation. ” This is exceptional. These are moments of life that bring us back to reality. This is what we lack in the industry …