Upcoming Events

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​​2/10/18:                    Community Free Health Clinic   10 am - 5 pm. Open to the public. 


2/24/18:                    "How to Bring Your Herbal Products to Market" - a business start-up

                                     workshop with Clinical Herbalist, MJ Beaupre. 1 - 4 pm. Cost $30.


3/10/18:                    Community Free Health Clinic   10 am - 5 pm. Open to the public. 


3/17/18:                    "Herbs for Lyme Disease" with Heather Luna. 1-4 pm. Cost $45.


4/7/18:                      "Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Sierra Foothills" - a community herb walk

                                    with Heather Luna. 1 - 4 pm. Cost $25. Location TBA. 


​4/14/18:                    Community Free Health Clinic   10 am - 5 pm. Open to the public. 


4/20/18:                    Herb of the Month class: "The Teachings of Violet" with

                                   Heather Luna. 6 - 8 pm. Cost $25. Open to the public.


4/28/18:                    Open House & Tea Party from 1 - 4 pm at the school. All are welcome. 


5/12/18:                    Community Free Health Clinic   10 am - 5 pm. Open to the public. 


5/18/18:                    Herb of the Month class: "The Teachings of Nettles" with Heather Luna.

                                   6 - 8 pm. Cost $25. Open to the public.


​6/15/18:                    Footprints in Medical Herbalism Class of 2017-18 Graduation! Open to the

                                   community. Details to come.


​6/24/18:                    St. John's Day Celebration  a Field Class with Heather Luna.

                                   10 am - 4 pm. Cost $60.


June-July-August 2018:  Summer Break! Our Community Free Health Clinic will resume in

                                          October 2018. 


​7/17 - 7/21/18:         Ruby Mountains Herbal Field Trip with Heather Luna.  Join us in the

                                   beautiful and lush Ruby Mountains outside of Elko, Nevada this summer for

                                   a wilderness immersion in the herbal arts! 


​9/27/18:                    Our next Footprints in Medical Herbalism class begins! 

Education         Herbalism         Vitalism

​The Acorn School of Herbal Medicine offers educational programs in 
​Western Herbalism with clinical approaches to Plant Medicine and Vitalist healing

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

–Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Acorn School of Herbal Medicine Certificate Courses


Footprints in Medical Herbalism

Next Program Begins September 27, 2018



Follow in the Footprints of Herbal Mastery ~


  • This program is ideal for those wanting to initiate the rigorous study of Western Herbalism. Every step of this course work is created to guide you on the path to develop your skill set in the medicinal use of herbs. You will improve the quality of your own life, as well as the health of friends and family. These are essential stepping stones for developing clinical skills. 


  • This 400+ hour course contains the inspiration, hands-on experience, tools, terms, concepts, methods of application, and case study based learning that will give you a solid foundation in Western Herbalism. This program is at a level that could also serve as continuing education for many of those already on the path.


  • Learn more than 65 herbs with practical applications, as well as understand how to study an herb, which will establish a foundation for effective continued learning. This is a project-oriented course, you will taste the herbs, journal their effects, make medicines, devise formulas, and study actual clinical cases.​ Students will spend time in the field learning to identify and ethically harvest wild plant medicine as well.