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Interview with Jared, Bree, George, Sherry and Timothy

JM: How many meals did you get per day?
Jared: 3
Bree: only 3 meals a day
George: 3 hot meals is what they fed us but every week it would be a sack lunch least once.It would contain a sandwich,usually bologna,a cookie, a juice box,and a banana.
Sherry: three hopefully. we are only required to have one hot meal. so that privilege can be taken to a certain extent too.
Timothy: I got 3 meals a day.

JM: How would you rate the food? Please give details of why.
Jared: worst food in the world. always ice cold
Bree: ugh the food sucked!! it looked they gave you leftovers from the garbage can. it stunk and the ziti was always hard or had something in it. they gave you way to much bread and the juice tasted like it was watered down. didnt even taste like juice. your better off not eatting or just get canteen.
George: The food there made me miss the old school lunches we used to get as kids in school.the eggs the served were steamed and barely done.A lot of the food there was barely qualify as food anyways.For breakfast it would be a sausage patty,a piece of soggy toast and a carton of milk,and a pat of jelly.
Sherry: Well its five star. Just joking its food. I guess I could say it was just ok. when you don't have a choice in what you eat you just eat what's in front of you. of course you hope for certain meals some are better than others. Although served with every meal is two slices of whit bread.
Timothy: The food wasn't that bad, the problem is the portions. You would get 2 pieces of bread with every meal, a small protein, a small veggie and a small dessert. Most of the stuff wasn't bad though, the sausage gravy on friday mornings was my favorite. That was one of the few meals that filled me up.

JM: Did you have any favorite/least favorite meals?
Jared: no
Bree: there was no favorite meals in there for me. i lived off canteen when i was in there. trade my trays for canteen. the worst meal id have to say would be the ziti. noodles were always cold and hard. there would always be something in your food.
George: On Thursday they had fried chicken night which was nice.I knew a guy i could trade a fried chicken tray for two different ones.
Sherry: Grits for breakfast was my favorite. my least favorite is the half warm with a dot of mustard bologna sandwiches.
Timothy: The sausage gravy breakfast tray, least favorite was the eggs. powdered eggs that are soggy are not good. Dinner had the sausage meal which was good, the rest were edible.

JM: Were there any other snacks offered outside of meals? What was commissary like and how expensive was it?
Jared: you could buy snacks on canteen
Bree: no the only snacks you could have was off canteen. they didnt give you nothing other then the meals. they would give you tiny little bags of chips for almos 3 bucks and chocolate bars were almost 2 bucks. it was expensive for everything in there
George: Every now and then one of the trustees would pass out leftover bologna or peanut butter sandwiches.The commissary was very expensive.They had a good selection of food to choose from.I had 80 cents on my books and i ordered a bear claw for 79 cents.
Sherry: for free no. however there was commissary. it was reasonable depending on what you wanted. snacks were obiviously more expensive than necessities. however you will find that a package of cookies can do more than fill your stomache.
Timothy: Yes if your diabetic you get a free peanut butter and jelly sandwich for a snack at night. If not you have to purchase commissary. Its about average prices, a dollar for a candy bar, 2 bucks for chips, 2 for cookies. You can order once a week and you get it on tuesday.

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