The Lighthearted Farmer:
We are a family owned and operated business based in Oregon. With agricultural roots, our passion starts with Mother Earth. Our vision for humanity is to work in harmony with the Earth and with each other. The Lighthearted Farmer was created to ensure that individuals who wanted this connection to earth and to vitality, would be able to access the highest quality herbal and mushroom medicines. We are committed to offering great personable customer service, vibrant natural remedies, and integral, insightful information. It is our mission to care for our customers as family. We are passion-driven, instead of profit oriented. We are here for the long game, focused on a sustainable future rather than hopping on a new trend.
Jerrik is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Lighthearted Farmer. He is the namesake of our company. He provides an insightful perspective on agriculture, cannabis, medicine, and what it means to be human. He enjoys one-on-one conversations with customers, discovering through first-hand experience, and laughing. Jerrik values integral relationships, open hearts and minds, and the golden light of a late afternoon sun.
Alexa is the Chief Operations Officer (COO), sister of Jerrik, and overall glue that holds The Lighthearted Farmer together. The list of what she doesn’t do is far shorter than the list of what she does do. Her love for her Bengal cat, Athena, knows no bounds and inspired her to help create our pet products. She is a wonderful hostess, a beautiful woman, and an extremely loyal friend.
Riley is an operations manager, graphic designer, and cousin to Jerrik and Alexa. From his artistic brilliance, to his keen engineering eye, he provides an incredibly diverse range of skills and passion to The Lighthearted Farmer. Riley thrives on his connection to the great wilderness of nature, a general openness and curiosity towards life, and an unyielding desire to explore.
Maia is a Co-Founder, herbalist, and loving wife to Jerrik. Her passions for great food and medicine lead her to experimenting in the kitchen, formulating our herbal balms, and learning from the plants in her garden and nature. Maia engages in research and development for The Lighthearted Farmer and has new creations in the works. She has been featured in multiple publications for creating herbal and cannabis-infused foods. Her love for every living creature flows out readily to all those around her.