Category Archives: Natural Therapies Awareness Day

Fava Bean Festival

Fava Bean Festival

* Special guest appearance of Robert Rodgers, PhD of Parkinsons Recovery
Sponsored by the NE TN Parkinson’s Support Group – Johnson City, TN
(With support from the Mountain States Health Alliance )


Edgefield Methodist Church Life Center
745 Pickens Bridge Road
Piney Flats, TN

DATE:      Tuesday, June 19, 2012

TIME:      (Registration begins at 8:30 AM)
(Fee of $10 to pay for expenses collected at the event)

PROGRAM:  9:00 AM – 2:30 PM at Life Center

See first-hand how “Aunt Bean” – (Sandra Bowman) -  has used fava beans as a therapy for treating Parkinson’s.  She will demonstrate how to grow and harvest this natural source of dopamine therapy, share recipes, and even provide a walking tour of Bean Acres at her farm in Piney Flats!

LUNCH:      11:30 AM -1:00 PM
(Lunch on your own – suggestions/directions will be given at the event)

TOUR OF BEAN ACRES FARM:      2:30 – ??
(Stay as long as you would like to stay!)
(Buses will transport attendees to and from the Life Center and Bean Acres)


*** Pre-register through the MSHA Health Resource Center***
Call 423-915-5200    Mon.- Sat.  8:00 am – 6:00 pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Ask to register for the Fava Bean Festival