Barbara H. Peterson is retired from the California Department of Corrections, where she worked as a Correctional Officer at Folsom Prison. She was one of the first females to work at the facility in this classification. After retirement, she went to college online to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Business, and graduated with honors.
Now her business degree sits in her desk drawer, and she counts herself in the category of writer/activist. She lives on a small ranch in Oregon where she raises geese, chickens, horses, Oggie Dog, a variety of cats, and an opinionated Macaw named Rita. This rural lifestyle is being threatened by a combination of increasing Federal regulations and corporate shenanigans such as NAIS and Monsanto’s invasive GMO technology designed to make it next to impossible to raise animals and organic food.
In the first half, writer/activist Barbara H. Peterson discussed the problematic health effects of GMO (genetically modified) foods on the general population. In the latter half, expert in backyard food production, Marjory Wildcraft, discussed her efforts toward food... More »