Board of Directors

Steven Jones


Eastern Shore Agriculture Sustains (Founder) Cecil County, MD

Tom Croghan

Vice President

The Vineyards at Dodon Davidsonville, MD (Winemaker)

Hiu Newcomb


Potomac Vegetable Farm Northern VA (Farmer)

Temitope (Tope) Fajingbesi


Dodo Farms and UMD Institute of Applied Agriculture Central Maryland (Farmer, Lecturer, Advisor, Accountant)


Grow & Fortify (Founder), Annapolis, Maryland

Mary Kathryn (MK) Barnet

Open Book Farm Western Maryland (Farmer)

Nathan Bergdoll

West Virginia Department of Agriculture West Virginia (Planning Coordinator)

Carolynn Brunette

Prince Charitable Trusts Washington, DC) (Managing Director)

Thelonius Cook

Mighty Thundercloud Edible Forest Virginia's Eastern Shore (Owner/Operator)

Lisa Duff

Oak Spring Farm Central Maryland (Farmer)

Dennis Fuze

Purcellville, VA

Amanda Grev

University of Maryland Extension Maryland (Specialist)

Sarah Holway

Waterford, Virginia

Susan Immelt

Lutherville, MD

Beth McGee

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Annapolis, MD (Director of Science and Agricultural Policy)

Kimberly Raikes

Whitelock Community Farm Central Maryland (Farm Manager)

Edwin Remsberg

Edwin Remsberg Photographs Fallston, MD (Photographer)

Liz Riffle

Riffle Farms West Virginia (Owner/Operator)

Eric Rubel

Arnold & Porter Law Firm Washington DC (Partner)

Shelley Rudick

The Taft Organization Southern Maryland (Vice President)

Renard Turner

Vanguard Ranch Central Virginia (Owner/Operator)

Chip Planck

President Emeritus

Wheatland Vegetable Farms Purcellville, VA (Farmer)


Building a sustainable foodshed from farm and fishery to table