Dr. Paul Francis, a professor of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will be the special guest speaker at the February 11 meeting of the Southeast Arkansas TEA Party.

Francis, who provides leadership in the plant and soil science option of the Agriculture Division’s curriculum, will speak about heirloom seeds and gardening.

The meeting, which will begin at 6:30 p.m., will be held at the Living Word Fellowship Church located in the south end of the building which houses Cowboy’s Restaurant on Highway 425 South in Monticello.

The public is is invited to attend what TEA Party members believe will be an informative and interesting meeting.