​The Acorn School of Herbal Medicine offers Educational Programs in ​Western Herbalism 

with Clinical Approaches to Plant Medicine and Vitalist Healing

Sustaining the Vitalist Tradition of Western Herbalism

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”

–Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Upcoming Events


11/9/19:                       Free Clinic! "Come one, come all ~ free healthcare for all!" 10 am - 5 pm.
                                      Free consultations, Custom herbal formulas, No appointment needed.

11/26-11/28:                No School ~ Thanksgiving Break

12/7/19:                       Healer's Bazaar ~ Join us for our annual Holiday Herbal Marketplace!

                                       1 - 4 pm at the Herb School. All are welcome. No entrance fee. 

12/14/19:                     Free Clinic! "Come one, come all ~ free healthcare for all!" 10 am - 5 pm.
                                      Free consultations, Custom herbal formulas, No appointment needed.

12/17/19 - 1/2/20:      No School ~ Winter Break                         

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​​​Footprints in Medical Herbalism
Next program begins September 2020

Registration opens January 2020

Follow in the Footprints of Herbal Mastery ~

​This program is ideal for those wanting to initiate the rigorous study of Western Herbalism. This 400+ hour course has been created by experienced herbalists to guide you on the path of developing your skill set in the medicinal use of herbs. The Footprints in Medical Herbalism Program is an academic study of Western Herbalism where you will find the inspiration, hands-on experience, tools, terms, concepts, methods of application, and case study based learning... (read more)

Medicine Garden Program
Next session begins March 2020
Registration opens January 2020

Engage in the Healing Power of Nature…

The Medicine Garden Program is a Living Garden Project for students of botanical medicine to integrate the use of herbs into personal lifestyle and meaningful relationship. ​In this 8 month program we will learn about medicinal plants in their cultivated habitat, along with growing, harvesting, and plant medicine processing... (read more)

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