The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free online webinar titled, “Starting Your Herbal Products Business,” Tuesday, October 9, 3-5:00 p.m.

In this webinar, participants will learn the nuts and bolts of setting up a business keeping in mind the specific considerations related to herb product manufacturing, marketing and sales.

Patricia Kyritsi Howell is the speaker. She is a practicing herbalist with over 25 years of experience making and selling herb preparations. She is the author of Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians and director of the BotanoLogos School of herbal Studies.   

Pre-registration is required. Online WebEx registrants will be emailed the access information 24 hours before the training seminar. Co-sponsor of this webinar is AB Tech Small Business Center.

Visit or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Thinking about starting a business in Haywood County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of the programs, services, and resources provided by the Small Business Center. The NC Community College’s Small Business Center Network facilitates an economic impact in 90 percent of all NC counties each year and ranks number one in the U.S. for total business seminars and participants. In addition, the network helps start an average of over 700 businesses every year and works to create and retain 3,800 jobs annually for North Carolina. Visit for more information.