The truly wonderful thing about Avena is that, when you choose to buy from us, your source is simple to trace. Over 70% of our plants are seeded, transplanted, grown and harvested within sight and sound of where they are transformed into herbal remedies. You can know your biodynamic farmer, your herbalist, your herbal remedy maker and your bottler: it all happens right here on Avena Botanicals' biodynamic farm. What we cannot grow on our farm, we source as much as possible from local organic farmers. The herbs that do not grow locally are thoughtfully sourced from herbalists we trust.
Since 1986, we have been following lunar and seasonal rhythms in all of our gardening and harvesting activities, using the Stella Natura Biodynamic Planting Calendar as our guide. As herbalists, gardeners and herbal remedu makers, we believe our remedies are effective because of the quality of our herbs and the extra care we give to every step of the way. From the planting of thousands of herbal seedlings in our greenhouse, to collecting over 1200 pounds of fresh herbs by hand, to the preparation of our tinctures, teas, oils, salves, cremes, and elixirs; joy, gratitude and prayer infuse our daily work.
From seed to bottle, you can feel good about the quality and integrity of Avena's herbal remedies.
Avena Botanicals makes herbal remedies using fresh, organic & biodynamic herbs. We believe that 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. Our herbs are hand-harvested in the spirit of joy and immediately processed in our on-site production facility. All of our herbal remedies are hand-crafted and will always be made in this artisanal way. After 30 years in business, we remain committed to offering the highest quality, traditionally-crafted herbal remedies possible.
219 Mill Street
Rockport, Maine 04856
ph: 866-282-8362 | fax: 207-594-2975
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