Fiddlehead Creek is run by husband and wife team Chris and Emily DeBolt. Emily is originally a southerner from Richmond, VA, while Chris is from Livonia, NY – a small town south of Rochester. They met in college at Cornell University and then attended SUNY-ESF together for master’s degrees. In 2006 they moved to the area for Emily to take a position with the Lake George Association, where she worked until 2014. Chris is currently the Assistant County Administrator for Washington County and Emily runs the nursery full time.
Emily and Chris are both Certified Nursery Landscape Professionals (CNLP) through the New York State Nursery and Landscape Association and are Directors for Region 3.
Emily was selected as the 2012 recipient of the New York Native Plant Conservationist of the Year by the New York Flora Association.