Herb Schools in the Pacific Northwest

Herb Schools in the Pacific Northwest

Herb Schools in the Pacific Northwest
Compiled by Michael Pilarski. January 6, 2016

Listed in this edition are 40 herb schools in the Pacific Northwest (counting
California and British Columbia) as well as 14 herb schools from elsewhere in the US and Canada. This is fairly comprehensive for the Northwest but just a sampling from elsewhere in North America. Please send additions to this list to friendsofthetrees@yahoo.com

American College of Healthcare Sciences
5005 S Macadam Ave
Portland, Or 97239
503-244-0726. 800-487-8839. achs@achs.edu
It includes a Department of Herbal Medicine. (Formerly Australasian College)

American School of Herbalism
1840 41st Ave., MB#102-292
Capitola, CA 95010
831 476-6377, 888 658-9919

Anima Lifeways & Herbal School
Box 688
Reserve, NM 87830
Kiva Rose, mail@animacenter.org http://animacenter.org/
Organizes the Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference in New Mexico.


Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies
P.O. Box 14085
Portland, OR 97293
Missy Rohs, Gradey Proctor
503.234.8996. info@arctosschool.org http://arctosschool.org/

Bastyr University
14500 Juanita Dr. NE
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966
(425) 823-1300. www.bastyr.edu/
Naturopathic school, herbal science, nutrition, Oriental medicine, etc. Students,
faculty and staff add up to over 1,000 people.

Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine
220 Monticello Road
Weaverville, NC 28787
(828) 275-6221
www.blueridgeschool.org cp@blueridgeschool.org

BotanoLogos School for Herbal Studies
Patricia Kyritsi Howell, Registered Herbalist (AHG) (001) 706-746-5485,
www.wildhealingherbs.com/ info@wildhealingherbs.com
Been around 21 years.

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine
300-435 Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC V3L 5N8, Canada
(604) 777-9981, www.binm.org ceinfo@binm.org

California School of Herbal Studies
9309 California 116
Forestville, CA 95436-9235
(707) 887-7457. cshs@cshs.com www.cshs.com/
Founded in 1978 by Rosemary Gladstar.

California School of Traditional Hispanic Herbalism
2801 Lincoln Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804
Charles Garcia, http://www.hispanicherbs.com/
curandero50@gmail.com (510) 233-5837

Cedar Mountain Herb School
16074 State Route 9
Mt. Vernon, WA 98274 USA
360.540.5651. Suzanne@cedarmountainherbs.com
www.cedarmountainherbs.com Suzanne Nagler Jordan

Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine
73 Sanford Way
Weaverville, NC 28787
(828) 626-2994. Juliet@chestnutherbs.com sara@chestnutherbs.com

Columbines School of Botanical Studies
PO Box 50532
Eugene, Oregon 97405
541-687-7114, Howie Brounstein, howieb@botanicalstudies.net,
www.botanicalstudies.netDogwood School of Botanical Medicine
4776 West 7th Ave
Vancouver, BC V6T 1C6 Canada
778.896.8894. study@dogwoodbotanical.com http://dogwoodbotanical.com
The Dogwood School of Botanical Medicine (DSBM) was founded in 2012 by veteran herbalist Todd Caldecott, former clinical director of Wild Rose College (2000-2004),

Dominion Herbal College
271-5489 Byrne Road
Burnaby, BC V5J 3J1 Canada
888.DHC.1926 info@dominionherbalcollege.com www.dominionherbal.com
Since 1926. North America’s oldest school of herbal medicine.

East West School of Herbology
PO Box 275
Ben Lomond, CA 95005
800-717-5010. herbcourse@planetherbs.com www.planetherbs.com
Dr. Michael Tierra and Lesley Tierra.

Elderberry School of Botanical Medicine
PO Box 15007
Portland, OR 97293
503.432.0842. erico@elderberryschool.com http://www.elderberryschool.com/

Forager's Path School of Botanical Studies
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
928-890-7417. info@theforagerspath.com
Mike Masek, School Director - mmasek@theforagerspath.com

Foundations in Herbal Medicine
PO Box 4544
Albuquerque, NM 87196
888-857-1976. fihm1@aol.com www.fihm.com
Tieraona Low Dog.

Foundations of Herbalism
35170 Lillian Dr.
Philomath, OR 97370
541-929-5307. bethbaugh@peak.org www.foundationsofherbalism.com
A Correspondence Course by Christopher Hobbs,

Green Path Herb School
P.O. Box 7813
Missoula MT 59807
(406) 274-2009. gp@herbsmt.com http://greenpathherbschool.com/
Elaine Sheff and John GoicovichHawthorn Institute
300 Pennington Creek
Williams, OR 97544 USA
541-200-5540. info@hawthorn-institute.com http://www.hawthorn-institute.com
Hawthorn Institute is a school for herbal medicine and Ayurveda,

Herbal Bear School of Botanical Medicine
Catskill Mountains, New York

Hermit’s Grove Master Herbalist Program
P O Box 0691
Kirkland, WA 98033 USA
(425) 828-4124. paul@thehermitsgrove.org
Paul Beyerl

Institute of Aromatic and Herbal Studies
219 Carl St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
415-564-6799. info@jeannerose.net www.jeannerose.net

Institute of Contemporary Ethnobotany
Eugene, Or
Tobias Policha. www.plants-people.blogspot.com plantsofmindo@gmail.com

International College of Herbal Medicine
18-B Sirrah St.,
Wainui, Gisborne, New Zealand
info@icohm.com Isla Burgess

International Integrative Educational Institute
4627 Fox Hollow Road
Eugene, OR 97405
Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa
541-242-3314. integrative_education@msn.com
IIEI houses the Herbalist College and the Ayurveda College.

Kerala Ayurveda Academy & Clinic
4210 Stone Way North
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 729-9999 Ext. 1. seattle@ayurvedaacademy.com

Maryland University of Integrative Health (was Tai Sophia Institute)
7750 Montpelier Road
Laurel, MD 20723
800-735-2968 continuinged@muih.edu http://www.muih.edu
A 2.5 year clinical training program in Herbal Medicine

Mederi Foundation and Mederi Centre For Natural Healing
127 Clear Creek Drive
Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 488-0514. info@mederifoundation.org http://www.mederifoundation.org
Offers both a Level One and Level Two professional clinical training program in the
Eclectic Triphasic Medical System, founded by Donald Yance,

National University of Natural Medicine, NUNM
049 South Porter Street
Portland, OR 97201-4848
(503) 552-1555. www.nunm.edu admissions@nunm.edu
National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic
medical college in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and

North American Institute of Medical Herbalism
P.O. Box 20512
Boulder, CO 80308
inquiries@naimh.com http://naimh.com
Training herbalists since 1989.

Northeast School of Botanical Medicine
P.O. Box 6626
Ithaca, NY 14851
607-539-7172. 7Song, Director
7Songsevensong@gmail.com www.7song.com

Northwest Institute of Ayurveda (NIA)
1433 11th Street, Suite G
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 601-9025. info@ayurvedicliving.com http://www.ayurvedicliving.com
Founded in 2006

Northwest School of Herbalism
PO Box 1686
McMinnville OR 97128-0097
Jo Powell, 503-799-2199, www.nwherbs.com/ jo@nwherbs.com

Northwest School for Botanical Studies
PO Box 4543
Arcata, CA 95518
Christa Sinadinos, Director, (707)-826-7762. www.herbaleducation.net

Ohlone Herbal Center
1250 Addison Street, Suite 113
Berkeley, CA 94702
510.540.8010. ohlonecenter@gmail.com http://www.ohlonecenter.org

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
75 NW Couch St.
Portland, OR 97209
503-253-3443. http://www.ocom.edu/ bhowlett@ocom.edu

Pacific Rim College
229-560 Johnson Street (Market Square),
Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 3C6, Canada
250.483.2119. info@pacificrimcollege.ca www.pacificrimcollege.ca

Pacific School of Botanical Medicine
P.O. Box 3151
Oakland California, 94609
Adam Seller. www.pshm.org/ pacificschool1@hotmail.com

Philo School of Herbal Energetics
PO Box 214
Philo, CA 95466-0214

Portland School of Herbal Wisdom
PO Box 24 
Trout Lake, WA 98650                                                                                                  503-998-3352                                                                          greenwisdomschool@gmail.com

Rocky Mountain School of Herbal Medicine

c/o PO Box 579
Hot Springs, Montana 59845
406.741.3811, Roger Wicke, www.rmhiherbal.org/

School of Forest Medicine
PO Box 116
Corbett, OR 97019
info@forestmedicine.net (503) 522-6906
Scott Kloos. http://forestmedicine.net/

School of Integrative Herbology
P.O. Box 1445,
Placerville, CA 95667Candis Cantin Kiriajes. 530.626.9288. evrgreen@innercite.com

School of Southwest Botanical Medicine
PO Box 64063,
Tucson, Arizona, 85728
520-678-7078, Donna Chesner - Administrator
dchesner9@gmail.com www.swsbm.com/

Scottish School of Herbalism

347 W. 5th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
(541)686-6136, Heather Nic an Fhleisdeir, celtic@efn.org

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences
Tempe, Arizona. http://www.scnm.edu/

Sylvan Institute of Botanical Medicine
c/o Five Flavors Herbs 344 40th St.
Oakland, CA 94609
info@sylvanbotanical.com http://www.sylvanbotanical.com/

Trillium Herb School
Skagit Valley, WA
Erin Vanhee Groh

Vitalist School of Herbology
340 A. Street #7
Ashland, OR 97520
www.vitalistherbology.com info@vitalistherbology.com

Wild Rose School of Herbal Medicine
#400, 1228 Kensington Road N.W.
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2N 4P9
Terry Willard. 403.270.0936 coordinators@wrc.net www.wrc.net/Wild Seed School of Herbal Studies
PO Box 60
Fulford Harbor, Saltspring Island, BC V8K 2P2, CANADA
250-653-4663. started by Jasmyn Clift. clinical herbalist, gardener, wildcrafter,
witch, flower- essence practitioner, and animal lover.

Other resource: the American Herbalists Guild has an herb school section on their
website. http://americanherbalistsguild.com/schools/distance 

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