Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake Counties Farmers Union and the Henderson Memorial Library continue their speaker series for the Ashtabula Local Food Council with Sheila Calco of the Trumbull Neighborhood Project on February 22, 2105, at 2:00pm, at the Henderson Memorial Library, 54 East Jefferson St., Jefferson OH 44047.
Sheila Calco is the GROW Program Manager with Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership. GROW is an urban agriculture program that works to address the identified “food dessert” areas of Warren by providing technical support and management of community gardens; educational programming; and management of a farmers’ market. GROW partners with many organizations and community members to increase access to healthy, affordable locally grown foods. Calco lives in Warren, OH with her husband, George, and three children. She serves on the Mahoning Valley Food Policy Council and has been active in the Mahoning Valley local food movement and active urban gardener since 2009.