Carla joined America’s Grow-a-Row in August 2019 as a seasonal Programming Associate and after the harvest season joined the staff as a year-round Programming Associate. Carla has a variety of responsibilities on the programming team, including field work, Free Farm Market coordination, and education. Carla earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising at Philadelphia University. For over 25 years Carla worked in the retail industry as a Buyer and in that role traveled extensively throughout the United States and China. In 2017, she took a break to focus on her family, and during that time she volunteered, worked in her yard, and fostered kittens. In 2019, she, her husband, and two children decided to make a big move from Essex County to Hunterdon County. In her spare time Carla loves to cook, read, volunteer, and snuggle with her three cats and dog.