Marc Haygood is an herbalist, and a practicing nutritionist. He has a B.B.A. in marketing from the University of Notre Dame and has been doing health consultations for over a decade. In 1994 he helped establish Akebulan Whole Foods, a community support natural food co-op. This co-ops purpose was to provide natural products and education to the community. He has experience in dealing with most major diseases such as: cancer, hypertension, lupus, diabetes, etc. He has done health seminars, appeared on cable access, on the radio, and has written health related articles for several local papers.
He has extensive knowledge of wild plants and trees. He does herbal tours during the summer for the Garvey Fest and other community events. And he grows, packages, and makes his own herbal formulas. He is the founder of Ancestral Medicinals, which has it own line of herbal products.