Let's stay in touch with The HandPicked Basket — our weekly email complete with news, Virtual BarnRaising projects, special offers and more. Sign up now!
You never know what might be in your basket.
Find Kristy on:
Kristy Athens is the author of Get Your Pitchfork On!: The Real Dirt on Country Living (Process Media, 2012). She is a member of the inaugural cohort of the Master’s in Food Systems and Society program at Marylhurst University. She lives in Wallowa County, Oregon, where she works at the NE Oregon Economic Development District. Her nonfiction and short fiction have been published in a number of magazines, newspapers and literary journals. Kristy has served on the boards of the Hood River County Cultural Trust, Independent Publishing Resource Center, and Northwest Writers; she has been a guest blogger for New Oregon Arts & Letters; editor of Columbia Gorge Magazine; and coordinator of the Columbia Center for the Arts Plein Air Writing Exhibition, and of Literary Arts’ Oregon Book Awards and Oregon Literary Fellowships programs. (Photo: Mike Midlo)