Marc Williams
Associate Academy Educator

Biography

Marc Williams is an ethnobiologist. He has studied the people, plant, mushroom, microbe connection intensively while learning to employ botanicals and other life forms for food, medicine, and beauty.
His training includes a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies concentrating in Sustainable Agriculture with a minor in Business from Warren Wilson College and a Master’s degree in Appalachian Studies concentrating in Sustainable Development with a minor in Geography and Planning from Appalachian State University.
He has spent close to two decades working at a multitude of restaurants and various farms. He has travelled throughout 28 countries in the Americas and Europe and all 50 of the United States. Marc has visited over 150 botanical gardens and research institutions during this process while taking thousands of pictures of representative plants.
He is also Executive Director of Plants and Healers International and on the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Institute for Mountain Studies. He has taught hundreds of classes about the marvelous world of plants, people and their interface while working with over 60 organizations in the last few years and online at Botany Everyday. Marc's greatest hope is that this information may help improve our current challenging global ecological situation.
FInd Marc at www.plantsandhealers.org and www.botanyeveryday.com