Agricultural Research Technician
In her role as Agricultural Research Technician, Kristen supports Perennia’s Agricultural Services team in various field trials and projects. She comes to Perennia with over 13 years of laboratory and field research experience in the food and agriculture industry.
Kristen grew up in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, spending summers working as a student at the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association and the Kentville Research and Development Centre. After graduating from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), she returned to the valley and began working in the Research and Development department at Nova Agri Inc. During her time at Nova Agri, Kristen conducted trials in food product development, post-harvest quality, crop storage, and farm field research. She is eager to continue putting her knowledge and skills to use with Perennia’s field research team.