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The Herbal Path

Are you ready to embrace the inner healer that was always meant to be? Join Clinical Herbalist, Holistic Nutritionist, Biologist, and Energetic Healer, Anna Marie Beauchemin, on a 7-month journey to re-ignite the spark of healing intuition and herbal wisdom that you were innately born with.

The Herbal Path
The Herbal Path

Time & Location

Oct 10, 2024, 6:00 PM – Apr 26, 2025, 8:00 AM

Rodger's Ranch Heritage Center, 315 Cortsen Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, USA

About the Event

The Herbal Path Program 

Total Program Cost: $2555

Are you ready to embrace the inner healer that was always meant to be? Join Clinical Registered Herbalist, Holistic Nutritionist, Biologist, and Energetic Healer, Anna Marie Beauchemin, on a 7-month journey to ignite the spark of healing intuition and herbal wisdom that we were all innately born with, using traditional methods and practices.

In this immersive 7-month program we will learn to walk the Herbal Path using herbs, foods, seasonality, and earth-centered herbal practices to nourish our lives and the lives of those we love. Together we will learn the art of home-based herbal healing, herbal gardening, cooking,  plant medicine making, traditional practices, and above all, how to connect to our own inner wisdom and intution when approaching our health and lives. Classes will take place in a historic farmhouse and students will get to experience the old ways of learning in herbal gardens  and making plant medicines in the rustic farmhouse kitchen in our experiential lessons.

If you have felt the sparks of becoming an herbalist deep down inside you, join me in this transformative course that works to uncover-and-step-into this traditional way of knowing, being, and claiming the birthright as your own.

An Herbal Apprenticeship

The traditional way of learning the art and science of herbalism, an Herbal Apprenticeship is a unique opportunity to work alongside a trained herbalist to study their unique and individual style of the craft. This program will be rooted in Anna's own teachings in herbalism (see below for experience and training) and will focus on earth-based and intuitive knowledge, current research and modern scientific uses of herbs, and traditional botanical teachings. This immersive and hands on 7-month program will follow Anna on her hebal path, and hopefully, inspire you to walk your own. 

Class meets monthly on Thursday evenings for 2.5 hours in-person and includes both lecture and hands on experiences. In addition to the classroom, we will meet for 3-4 morning weekend field trips over the course of program, including medicine making intensives and field studies. Students will have acces to the instructor during monthly office hours (virtual) and an online community to connect with their peers throughout the month. The course will include homework, self-paced at-home herbal study prompts, monthly herbal deep dives, and a capstone project due at the end of the program. Certificates of achievment and a graduation gathering will complete our time together right at the April 2025 new moon - the perfect time to launch into your new path.

About Your Teacher + The Historic Classroom 

Anna Marie Beauchemin, RH(AHG) is a Clinical Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild, Holistic Nutriitionist, Conservation Biologist (and former working field biolgoist). Herbal lessons will include both modern science and traditional knowing. If you've been searching for an in-person, down-to-earth, integrative program to help you start on your Herbal Path, than this program was built for you and is born out of my own discovery of how to become an herbalist in the modern world.

We will be studying together at the historic Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center, a beautiful, old, and historic Farmhouse located in Pleasant Hill, California. The farmhouse is adjacent to both an herb garden run by the Herb Society of North America and the Rodger's Ranch Urban. This old home has the charm and magic you would expect from a historical treasure, and is the perfect place to travel back in time and revisit this ancestral way of being in the world.

Rodgers Ranch Garden Opportunity: Permaculture + Biodynamic Gardening Paticipatory Education

For those interested, this program also  includes a pathway into joining the all-volunteer team at Rodgers Ranch  Urban Farm with founders John Matthesen (Chef and Professor) and Marian Woodard (Teacher and  Master Gardener). To learn more see here.

Class Meetings + Time Comittments

Class Lectures + Hands On Lessons Held Monthly: Thursday October 10, Thursday November 14th, Thursday December 12th, Thursday January 23rd (Virtual), Thursday March 6th, Thursday April 10th, Graduation Ceremony April 26th

Weekend Intensives + Field Trips:

November 9th, February 22nd, March 22nd, April (Date TBD)

Monthly Virtual Office Hours:

Thursdays Day of Lecture 12:00 - 1:00

Total Program Cost: $2555.000

To Sign-Up For The Herbal Path Students Pay a $555 Deposit, and then pay the remaining balance following their registration. An email will be sent following your registration with instructions. Final payment is due no later than October 3, 2024 but can be paid earlier. All sales are final and deposits are non-refundable. If you prefer to PAY IN FULL email me: and that can be arranged with ease.

Anna Marie Beauchemin's Education + Professional Background

BSc. in Coservation Biolgy with a Minor in Forestry - University of Caliofrnia at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Advanced Special Topic Study in Coral Reef Ecolgoy - The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Working Apprenticeship in Herbalism - Palais De Fees, Verrennes Valley, France

3-Year Clinical Herbal Training Program - The Berkeley Herbal Center w/ Pam Fischer, RH(AHG)

6-Month Mentorhship in Traditional Tongue and Pulse Diagnostics w/ William Morris, PhD, LAc, DAOM, RH(AHG)

Advanced Herbal Mentorship (2017-present) w/ William Morris, PhD, LAc, DAOM, RH(AHG)

6-Month Medicine Making Apprenticeship w/ Karen Aguiar, Master Medicine Maker + Herbalist, Berkeley, CA

6-Month Integrative Pharmacology Intesive Study w/ Ingrid Bauer, MD and Benjamin Zappin, LAc, Oakland, CA

Holistic Wellness Pathways Certificate Program: Holistic Nutrition + Health Coaching - Hill College, Hillsboro, TX

Regsitered Hebalist Desigation RH(AHG) - The American Herbalist Guild - Designation Awarded January 20, 2020 

Holistic Nutrition Certificate - Pacific Rim College, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Intuitive Training Program Certificate - Intuitive Way, David and Anne Pierce, Pleasant Hill, CA

Reiki Level 1 Certificate - Destiny Eurkus, Rivers Within, Martinez, CA

* For a complete list of education, publications, and professional experience, see my website


  • 2 hours 30 minutes

    Class 1

    Rodgers Ranch

  • 4 hours

    Medicine Making Intensive (1)

    Rodgers Ranch Kitchen + Garden
9 more items available


  • Program Deposit

    Sale ends: Oct 03, 11:59 PM

    This deposit of $555 is non-refundable and holds your place in class. The total cost of the program is $2555. The remaining balance of $2000 must be paid one week prior to the program start date and is due by October 3, 2024. Final payment details will be sent by email following your registration. Payments can be made online or by check. I can't wait to have you in class!

    +$13.88 service fee



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