Herbal Classes & Herb Walks

The Herbal Classroom at Avena Botanicals' Gardens in Rockport, Maine

The Herbal Classroom is a non-profit, 501c(3), educational center situated on the same property as Avena Botanicals. The Herbal Classroom offers classes in herbal medicine, Ayurveda, and Biodynamic and organic herb gardening. Indoor and outdoor classes occur in our beautiful garden and newly built octagon-shaped classroom with a mission to encourage students to use their hearts, hands and minds to engage in learning the healing ways of plants. Read more

2021 Garden Walks at Avena Botanicals

Avena Garden FlowersStep (virtually!) into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful tour led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants.

We will be offering three virtual garden walks in 2021. Tickets are available through the links below. Out of an abundance of caution, we will not be hosting visitors on-site in our gardens this summer. 

Upcoming Events (Off-Site)

Common Ground Country Fair
September 24, 25 & 26, 2021 -- CANCELLED (see note by MOFGA)


    To obtain pricing information or register for an Herbal Classroom class held at Avena Botanicals, please email info@herbalclassroom.org. Include your name, phone number, and email address.

    Unless otherwise specified, all classes and herb walks will be held at:

    Avena Botanicals
    219 Mill Street
    Rockport, Maine 04856

    Refund Policy:
    For courses taken with The Herbal Classroom, we request notice in writing for cancellation as far in advance as possible to allow us to offer your space to another student. Read more about our refund policy.

    Recommended Schools & Programs

    • Living Wisdom - The Foundations of Ayurveda ~ Taught by Anne McIntyre and Gina Mastroluca
    • BotanicWise - Founded by Charis Lindrooth with the intention of providing a forum where plant wisdom can be shared and where like-minded people can connect and build a community to steward land, medicinal plants, and supportive relationships with each other.