Rick Felker, and his wife Janice, own and operate Mattawoman Creek Farms, a 44-acre certified organic vegetable farm on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. They also raise several million clams in Mattawoman Creek, which borders their farm and flows into the Chesapeake Bay. The farm produces crops twelve months a year, which are sold through the farm’s four Community Supported Agriculture programs (one for each season), at farmers markets, and to local restaurants and natural food stores.
Rick and Janice passionately support a strong local food system in Virginia that promotes the good health of its people and environment. Rick currently serves as the President of Buy Fresh Buy Local-Hampton Roads, as a member of the Virginia Food System Council and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Association of Biological Farming.