Public Engagement

We engage with journalists and content creators who are interested in our work. We endeavor through these practices to translate our research to bridge gaps between the academy and the public.

Podcasts and Radio

Mapping the Unfree Labor of Prison Agriculture: A Conversation with Carrie Chennault and Josh Sbicca by Kristen Billings. Edge Effects.

CSU’s Prison Agriculture Lab researches the roots, impact of the prison agriculture industry. The Audit. College of Liberal Arts, Colorado State University.

6.5 Minutes with…Josh Sbicca. C21. Center for 21st Century. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Joshua Sbicca, Ph.D., Director of the Prison Agriculture Lab at Colorado State University. Food Sleuth Radio. KOPN, 89.5


CSU’s Prison Agriculture Lab Works to Change the Perception of Penal Labor. Helen Xu. Westword.

Factory Farms Are Sourcing Their Cheap Labor From Prisons. Marlena Williams. Sentient Media.

“Essential” and exploitable: Prison factories stayed open during the pandemic. People got sick. H. Claire Brown. The Counter.

How corporations buy—and sell—food made with prison labor. H. Claire Brown. The Counter.