Kristena A. LaMar

Master Gardener, Clackamas County, OR

B.A. with Honors, with Distinction, Purdue University (Speech Communications) 1970; J.D. (Law) The University of Michigan Law School (1973)
Master Gardener Volunteer and Educator, Clackamas County, OR since 2013
Master Recycler Volunteer and Educator, Metro, OR since 2013
Seed to Supper Facilitator for the Oregon Food Bank since 2014
Garden columnist for two Community publications since 2017

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