Herbalist Kathleen Raven Wildwood will provide an overview of herbalist practices at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 3311 Mound View Road.

Wildwood, the founder and director of Wildwood Institute, will present on how to heal everyday ailments, make herbal medicines, or begin a career in herbalism.

Topics to be discussed include: What herbalists do, why someone might want to become an herbalist, the different types of herbalists (family, community, professional), how to use herbs safely and effectively and how practice legally as a clinical herbalist in the United States.

Attendees will also be allowed time to ask questions.

The event is free, but registration is required by emailing kathleen@wildwoodinstitute.com.

Neal Patten, Verona Community Reporter, can be contacted at neal.patten@wcinet.com.