Pamela Moran has been a landscape gardener for more than 20 years. She spent 7 years as co-owner of Barefoot Farms, where she grew organic vegetables and cut flowers.  She was a research associate for two years at the New Alchemy Institute, working on alternative agricultural practices.  She spent three years on the board of directors of the New England Organic Farmers Association of Massachusetts and gave workshops at their summer conferences for many years at bio-chemical insect control.  For 7 years, she and a partner operated Insect Management Services, a biological insect control and research company.