Herbal Footprints Program

Herbal Footprints Program
Not sure how to get started in Herbal Education?  Thinking about coming to visit Norther California area?   Check out the Acorn School of Herbal Medicine Fall Footprints of Medical Herbalism program. We encompass all aspects from Botany to Nutrition,  great guest and staff teachers.   See you in September  

Sean Donohue Workshop

Sean Donohue Workshop
It is not too late to sign up.   Sean will be at the Acorn School of Herbal Medicine May 27 and 28 in Nevada City, CA.   Looking forward to an awesome weekend For more information:   Acorn School of Herbal Medicine Events

2017 Workshops

  In March Tincture Making with Percolation Method Nevada City, CA –   One of my favorite methods of making Herbal Tinctures is using the Percolation Method.   Have you been put off by thinking it is too technical, need a lot of special equipment?   Don’t be let me show you how easy it can be and with little investment.   Join me at the Acorn School of Herbal Medicine for a fun .

Having fun with herbs

On Saturday June 11th, 2016 We get to spend the entire day doing one of the things I love best….   Talking, Teaching and Making herbal products.    Over the past years I have expanded my knowledge and experience, sometimes with good results and sometimes not.   However, each time is always a learning experience. Whether you like to do the mad scientist routine or consider yourself a kitchen witch, come and join me for .

Female Transitions

No matter how much we want to ignore it, Ladies it is inevitable.   The winding down of a phase of our life and the Beginning of a wonderful new phase.   Here is a quote: Wise Woman Perspective (Susan Weed): The joy of menopause is the world’s best-kept secret.  Like venturing through the gateway to enter an ancient temple, in order to claim that joy a woman must be willing to pass beyond .

Traveling Herbalist

Traveling Herbalist
Even when traveling always save room for medicine making on the go. Thanks to my awesome gardening friend Sarah Targett Wadleigh I have the start of a fabulous winter tonic. Can’t wait to get home and add the honey and elderberries. Fresh Echinacea, beautiful Roses, fresh Thyme, oregano and Prunella adding brandy to keep for the next few days. YUM!!!    

Natural Products Expo West 2014

Natural Products Expo West 2014 This the  second year that I have attended the Natural Products Expo and I was not disappointed.  More than 2,600 Vendors attended this year’s Expo in Anaheim CA, what an awesome experience.   After walking my way thru aisles and aisles of Food,  Supplements and Body Products, what an information overload.    I tasted organic, gluten free, dairy free, pizzas, cakes, cookies, protein bars, gummy vitamins, vitamin waters, veggie .

Prequel

After starting Part 1 of the Traveling Herbalist,  I figured I should give some background to all this.   (unless of course you read the About Me page) Also,  let you know this is not a forum where I am going to tell you my deepest hurts and fears, that is between myself and whomever it may apply to. Wont go to far back but around 2005 I started to revisit natural ways of .

Part 1

MJ Beaupre The Traveling Herbalist Part 1 Coming from sunny Phoenix, AZ What is a traveling herbalist?   If anyone knows the answer please let me know.   About 6 months ago I decided to uproot myself from awesome Colorado and check out the different parts of the Southwest and Pacific areas.   After spending my entire life on the East Coast (beautiful in its own way) it has taken me sometime to learn .