Board of Soil Stewards

The Million Acre Challenge Board of Soil Stewards (BOSS) is a group of farmers from across the state, representing diversified vegetable growers, livestock farmers, and row crop producers, who contribute to every aspect of our project. We are very grateful to our BOSS members for their leadership and stewardship!


Western Maryland

Katherine and Max Dubansky, Backbone Food Farm, Oakland
Sam White, Leaning Pine Farm, Mt. Savage


Central Maryland

Jordan Bethea, BLISS Meadows, Baltimore
Emma Jagoz, Moon Valley Farm, Woodsboro
Gale Ann Livingstone, Deep Roots Farm, Upper Marlboro
Nazirahk Amen, Purple Mountain Organics, Takoma Park
Keith Ohlinger, Porch View Farm, Woodbine
Tom Paduano, Flying Plow Farm, Rising Sun
Jared Planz, CBF Clagett Farm, Upper Marlboro


Southern Maryland

Carrie Vaughn, Clagett Farm, Upper Marlboro
Adam and Jocelyne Cottrell, Floating Lotus Farmstead, Lothian


Eastern Shore

Bob Arnold, Arnold Farms, Chestertown
Aaron Cooper, Cutfresh Organics, Eden
Trey Hill, Harborview Farms, Rock Hall
Judy Gifford, St. Brigid’s Farm, Kennedyville
Kathleen Moss, Fox Briar Farm, Hurlock
Matt Nielsen, Tidewater Organics and Blue River Organic Seed, Centreville
Brian Knox, Where Pigs Fly Farm, Centreville
Dani Winters, Winters’ Farm and Winters’ Farm Florals, Kennedyville