Janet M. Christensen

Christensen, Janet for website onlyJanet  M.  Christensen, age 82, died at her home in Milton, April 16, 2017.

Janet was born and raised in Milton, graduating from Milton High School. She graduated from University of Massachusetts at Amherst with degrees  in French and Food Science, continuing her education at Boston University to receive a Master’s  degree in communications.

Janet worked at the New England Dairy and Food Council, was the Food Editor for the Boston Herald Newspaper, co-hosted WGBH “The Cook-in Show” with Joe Kelly, and completed her career working at the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture promoting the use of produce from local farms.

Janet was a long time member of the Milton Republican Committee and a Town Meeting member. She was a founding member of the Milton Farmers Market, as well as one of the founding members of the Boston Public Food Market.

Janet was the beloved sister of Joan Eames of Gaithersburg, MD and the late Elinor Adler.  Aunt of Arthur Adler of RI, Pamela Adlersmith of  VT and Caroline Brasler of VA. Cousin of Sidney Worthen of Milton.

Funeral Service in First Congregational Church of Milton, 495 Canton Avenue, Milton,  Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 AM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

If desired contributions in Janet ‘s name may be sent to the Salvation Army, Attn: Development, 25 Shawmut Rd., Canton, MA 02021.