Monday, October 4, 2010

Plant Walk with Marc Williams 2pm

Marc will be assisting people in deepening their relationship with some of the plants growing around the George W Carver edible park.

Marc Williams is an ethnobotanist. He has studied plants intensively while learning to use them for food, medicine, and beauty. His training includes a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies concentrating in Sustainable Agriculture from Warren Wilson College, over a decade working at a multitude of restaurants, various farms, and travels throughout 22 countries in North/Central America and Europe. Marc has taught hundreds of people about the marvelous world of plants and their respective uses. Soon he will receive a master’s degree in Appalachian Studies concentrating in Sustainable Development with a minor in Geography and Planning from Appalachian State University. He also completed the Training for Transition course in May 2010.

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