Senator Craig Hickman
Sen. Hickman is co-author of the legislation that secured the right to food constitutional amendment in the state of Maine, as well as the first-in-the-nation Maine Food Sovereignty Act. Sen. Hickman is a Harvard graduate and a local business owner, running a diversified organic farm and bed and breakfast with his husband. He served in the Maine House of Representatives for eight years, sponsoring and fighting for measures that promote food sovereignty, protect individual rights and civil liberties, combat poverty and hunger, and support rural economic development. He was elected to the Maine Senate in 2021 and is now in his second term. He is currently the longest-serving black lawmaker in Maine's history and the first black lawmaker in Maine to serve in both chambers of the Legislature. Senator Hickman is a co-founder of the National RtF CoP.