The City of Sheridan is committed to promoting food access programs through local nonprofits. Below is a map showing sites and services available.
Sheridan Community Market
On July 31st of 2021, the City of Sheridan, in partnership with Arapahoe Library District, Tri-County Health Department, Groundwork Denver, Sharing with Sheridan, Sheridan Rising Together for Equity, Sheridan School District #2, Sisters of Color United for Education, and South Suburban Parks and Recreation hosted a Community Market. This market was for community members to gather and meet their and to provide access to fresh produce for community members. The following report illustrates all the work that went into putting on this event and showcases the appropriate contacts to replicate an event like this in the future.
In June of 2021 Tri-County Health Department hired a consultant to look at communities' zoning code within the district to determine any barriers regarding food access. Sheridan participated in this study and was give a review of the current zoning code and how it affects food access in our community. Sheridan's portion of the study can be found on pages 55 through 65.
On July 10th of 2020, staff shared a presentation with the CANDO group discussing food access within the community. The presentation covers studies the city has participated in, efforts the city has made to help address food access within the community, and other resources available.