Road Closure Notice & Driving Directions

Beginning July 12, for 4 to 6 weeks - A small section of the north end of Mill Street, where it connects with Route 90 at Tolman Pond, will be closed for the replacement of the bridge that spans the outlet from Tolman Pond. You will need to approach Avena from the south end of Mill Street instead.

**At the south end of Mill Street, drive PAST the road closure barrier that says "Local Traffic Only" to find us up the road on the left.**

To visit our gardens and retail shop:

  • From Rockland, take Route 17 West. Turn left on Old Rockland Street. Then take a left on Gurney Street, which becomes Mill Street. We are located on the left at 219 Mill Street.
  • From Camden, take Route 90 West. Take a left on Route 17 at the traffic light intersection, then take a right on Vinal Street. Take a right on Gurney Street, which becomes Mill Street. We are located on the left at 219 Mill Street.
  • From Augusta, Take Route 17 East. After the traffic light intersection with Route 90, take a right on Vinal Street. Take a right on Gurney Street, which becomes Mill Street. We are located on the left at 219 Mill Street.

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At Avena Botanicals, we make herbal remedies such as cremes, salves, oils, tinctures, elixirs, and glycerites using fresh, organic & biodynamic herb using fresh, organic & biodynamic herbs. These vital plants and a sacred connection to place heal body, mind, and spirit and encourage humans to be mindful and loving stewards of the Earth.

We bring over a thousand pounds of fresh, hand-gathered herbs into our apothecary annually and use these herbs to thoughtfully prepare our herbal remedies. Over 80% of these herbs come directly from Avena's certified-biodynamic gardens.

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