Candis Cantin

Herbalist, Holistic Health Minister, Certified Ayurvedic and Chinese Herbal Practitioner

Footprints Program Faculty

Heather Luna, Clinical Herbalist, Clinical Nutritionist

Acorn School of Herbal Medicine Director


Main Instructor of core curriculum both in the classroom and in the field, as well as primary clinician in the school's community free clinic.


Alene Sidle

Vitalist Herbalist, Wild crafter, Gardener, Chef


School Pharmacy Manager- Teaches Herbal Pharmacy and medicine making classes. 

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Core Faculty

Paul Bergner, Medical Herbalist, Clinical Nutritionist

Founder of the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism (NAIMH)


Creator of the core curriculum for the Footprints in Medical Herbalism program & the Advanced Herbalism in the Vitalist Tradition program. He is the voice on all audio teachings and it is his work in Western herbalism that we will primarily study.

Jahwei Chen-Graf
Clinical Herbalist, Naturopath, Holistic Nutritionist