Equinox Center of Herbal Studies is an herbal apothecary, herbal education center, radical community gathering space and local artisan market. We are located in downtown Fort Collins, Colorado and locally owned and directed by Laura Cascardi, who founded the Center in 2014. Equinox Center is an interactive space held by volunteers, students and herbalists who believe that herbalism is for everyone. We create a welcoming environment for all of those wishing to explore and experience plant medicine and all facets of herbalism.

We offer a variety of opportunities to engage in herbalism that fits a large spectrum of individuals. Some of our opportunities include:

If you’re curious about herbalism, come on in, have a cup of tea, and chat with us!

Feel free to check out our event calendar and Instagram page and stay tuned about workshops, concerts, and updates with our apothecary and community center.

Join our Herbal Education Program! This program is a 10 month comprehensive herbal studies program which includes over 375 hours of classroom time.

Looking to increase your herbal knowledge from afar? Join us in our third online herbalism class: Materia Medica Intensive!

Check out our list of programs with applications open from November Through January.

Whether you are an experienced herbalist or a novice, we welcome you to Equinox Center of Herbal Studies!