CCFB Volunteer of the Year
Rick Johnson was presented the Volunteer of the Year by President Janet McCabe as a result of his participation and leadership provided through the Commodities and Marketing Team. Specifically mentioned in the nominator’s application were efforts Rick made with the Community Garden Grant selection committee and garden visits, Giant Pumpkin Contest, and his participation and coming up with ideas for new programs that are consistent with the Team’s strategic objectives, and ways to reach new members. The nominator indicated that the entire membership organization has benefitted from Rick’s programming ideas, involvement, and support. Rick has interacted with thousands of Pumpkin Contest supporters over the years, dozens of community garden coordinators, and hundreds who have attended past Farm Crawls.