Herbal Medicine Matters

A project in Rockport, ME by Deb Soule

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We are Dedicated to Ensuring that Traditional Herbal Medicine is Accessible to All - Today and Always.
Backers: 818
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $52,921 of $35,000
Dates: Apr 3rd -> May 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Deb Soule
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Latest News


May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
 Happy Sunday Everyone!  After one month of running our campaign "Herbal Medicine Matters" we are at our FINAL HOUR!!! SO many of you have supported our campaign in numerous ways - sending donations small and large, generously sharing your gifts... (Read More)

OVER $50,000!!!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
photo by Michael G Brown Our wishes came true! We're over $50,000!!!   24 hours to go! Please keep sharing the link to our campaign, spreading the word far and wide that HERBAL MEDICINE MATTERS!... (Read More)


May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
CURRENT FUNDS RAISED: $49,055!!!   Our amazing community of 763 backers have supported our efforts, making it possible for us to now purchase our critically-needed efficiency tools and to hire an FDA consultant.   With 42 hours to go, we hope to... (Read More)

One Of Our Biggest Days Yet!

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Exciting news at Avena Botanicals today: In just under 24 hours, 55 new backers have helped raise $3,658!!!   This is breathtaking. We're seeing $10 donations coming in alongside $100 donations, showing us how every dollar really IS making a... (Read More)

WHY Herbal Medicine Matters.

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Pollinator with Baical Skullcap in Avena's biodynamic garden Our month-long campaign "Herbal Medicine Matters" is quickly coming to a close. We have 3 DAYS LEFT to raise funds!  We are so grateful to have reached our initial goal of $35,000 - with... (Read More)

Many Reward Offerings Under $50!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
"HERBAL MEDICINE MATTERS" Campaign is in it's FINAL DAYS! With FOUR DAYS LEFT to go, we wanted to remind you to donate if you haven't already.  And if you have already donated, here are some options for you regarding rewards:1) Change your reward... (Read More)

CONTEST! Rename Our "Remedies"...

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
...or should we say "products"?  The FDA is very particular about how herbal companies name their products. There must be no claim that any given product is beneficial for a particular disease. Hayfever, hemorrhoids and eczema are just a few... (Read More)

WE REACHED $35,000!!! It's Not Over Yet!

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Katie, Deb & Jenn celebrate under the willow Thanks to YOU and 587 other awesome backers, we reached our first goal of $35,000! We are all beaming with joy here at Avena, feeling the love & support from so many generous spirits. We... (Read More)

Video Update!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends Of Avena Botanicals ~ We reached over $32,000 today!!! Your kindness blows us away.  Thank you again. Our Avena Community is totally rocking this campaign!  (Read More)

New Reach Goal, New Rewards...Spread The Word!

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
(C)Sarah Szwajkos Photography | Damn Rabbit Studios 12 DAYS TO GO!  522 wonderful supporters around the world have pledged over $30,000 in 17 days! Wow. Your enthusiasm and participation has made this possible. THANK YOU! In the midst of this... (Read More)

Over Halfway To $35,000!

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

301 BACKERS! You Are All AMAZING!!!

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
With donations from $1-$500, we are astounded by your generosity. Thank you for continuing to care about our work in the world and forsharing what Herbal Medicine means to you with your community.  Reward donations keep streaming in too! We love... (Read More)

We're over 30% of the way to reaching our goal of $35,000!!!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We are SO appreciative of your donations & enthusiasm which is fueling the momentum of our campaign! We are currently updating and expanding documents that the FDA requires. This work is dry and sometimes overwhelming. Checking in on our... (Read More)

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