Finding Your Herbal Roots
"Discovering Our Herbal Roots in the New Millennium" is the topic of a free presentation to be given at 7 p.m., Monday (Feb. 7) at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
David Hawkins, owner of Mother Earth Foods, will be the featured speaker as part of a Phi Theta Kappa Lecture Series entitled "The New Millennium: The Past As Prologue."
The series is free and open to the public. Monday’s program will be held in the auditorium of the Caperton Center for Applied Technology.
Hawkins began studying the natural healing process in the early 1970s. He explored the Eastern approach to wellness, became a strict vegetarian and experimented with numerous diet plans including fasting and macrobiotics. He is president of the West Virginia Herb Association, and a member of the American Herbalist Guild, United Plant Savers, Lloyd Library and the Parkersburg Chamber of Commerce. He is also a contributing columnist to The Parkersburg News.
Additional information about the PTK series is available by contacting faculty advisor Paul Bibbee at the college.