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Rebecca Rathjen
Student Assistant
Plant Sciences


Rebecca is currently a master's student in the Food Science and Technology department at UTK, but she has been working with the Plant Sciences department as well. She has been working in the Organic Crops Unit through the summer of 2013 and assisting with other research projects as they relate to food production. In addition to being a student, she is a mother, wife, gardner, and farmer - keeping sheep, chickens, and turkeys. Her interests include empowering families with food production skills through gardening and animal husbandry.