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      Farm Life Foundation at NaVera Farms

Holistic, Organically driven and Educational
      
 
It's all about teaching the main staples of sustainability:

Respect for the environment 
Planting food 
Caring for our true teachers;
 the animals that serve all of us. 

To help the NaVera Farms Animals
Donate by clicking the button below. 
                         


                            All Donations are Tax-Deductible
                     With Gratitude and Honor we thank you.

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EVENTS COMING UP:


"Sunday at the Farm" event!

Sunday, May 4th, 12-4pm

Featuring:

Local Food & Product Vendors, Artisans and Farm Tours!

Visit all the wonderful booths!

Farm Market access is free to the public!
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Enjoy a Farm tour

for a tax-deductible donation of $5.00 for

 Adults and $2.00 for children under 18yrs.

All tour donations go towards "Farm Life Foundation"

our non-profit educational organization.

Visit with Brownie the Turkey, the Hens, Ducks, Mini Ponies,

Donkeys, Equine, Pigs, Goats, Cows and Alpacas!

For more info email us at:

info@naverafarms.com

or call:

904-879-0396

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We are proud to announce that
NaVera Farms has a new educational non-profit organization:

Farm Life Foundation
Non-profit #N13000001116

We are each Ambassadors for the land, water and food; it is up to each of us to work together bringing back and maintaining what was once pure, natural and in harmony.



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New Tours and Team Building...


 Farm Life Foundation Educational Tour & Program information

All tour, program and educational workshop contributions for Farm Life Foundation support the holistic care, organic feeding, medical needs, payroll, buildings, materials and marketing necessary to maintain our nonprofit educational organization.
 

 All tours, workshops and programs may be paid by cash or check to:

Farm Life Foundation

Group reservations may require a deposit.
Licensed School Teachers are always free!

Golden Privilege: 
Those 70yrs. and up may enjoy any program for free!

Educational Tours, Workshops & Programs are reserved specifically with date and time for each student, group and guest.

You may contact us by phone or e-mail to schedule your visit. 

All Tours and Programs require acceptable weather conditions. 

Safety is a priority on this farm. 
With this in mind all visitors must be at least 7 yrs. of age
 for our "Farm Life Tour." 
*Please see our "Browny's Kids"
program for those younger than 7 years of age.

Educational Tour & Programs
(Available September 10th thru May 30th.)



Browny's Kids
(Toddlers under 7 years.)
Donation amount:
$10.00 per child, $10.00 per adult.

Designed for our little farmers or those who may have mobility challenges and wish to enjoy some of our smaller animals like Baby goats!  Browny our pet Turkey will greet you with some of our charming hens!  A Tour Guide will be present with the Toddlers and the Kids in the little corral!  
Pictures will be taken of your experience.
This is a 30 minute visit located at the front of the farm.



 Farm Life Tour!
(Minimum age: 7 years)

Donation Amount: $12.00 per person

Here our Farm Guide will lead and educate tour guests and students with information on the farm and the animals.  Excitement will build as everyone approaches the Big Red Barn!  Behind the barn is where all the fun is!  Once in the barnyard your guide will introduce everyone to a vast variety of farm animals from our exotic hens like our Polish Poms along with our exotic Alpaca family.  You will be greeted by Simba and Bella our youngest members!  We will venture out to Mini Meadows to see our Mini Ponies including Eeyore the miniature donkey. And our growing family of Nubian Goats.   Valentine and Pricilla our Hampshire Pigs love new students!  Gigi our calf and our big dairy cows... Buttercup, Gracie, Gaia and Nellie are all about the milk!   Oh yes, we must remember to visit Quackers and Daisy, Leah and Sissy our ducks!  Did we mention our number one tour animal?  You guessed it! 
Brownie, the Turkey!
A 60 min Tour.

Always a fun learning experience!

 Pictures will be taken of your visit!

    Raise the Beds!
     (No walking necessary, please bring a lawn chair, pad & pen)

Limit 10 students per class
   Open to all ages. 

Donation amount: $18.00 per student

 1 hour class

Learn the basics of what, how and why for your own Raised Bed Garden!   This is a verbal instructional class using examples of current beds, compost, plants and sun shade.  A good beginning for those who enjoy a Q & A environment.  Raised Bed gardening is perfect for Vegetables, Flowers, Herbs & ground fruit like Strawberries!  Pictures will be taken of this class.



Let's get dirty!

      Raised Bed Gardening Workshop
(For those who wish to actively engage it will involve leaning over, bending and using your hands.)

Limit 10 students per class
Open to all ages

Donation amount: $30.00 per student

2 hour class

This workshop will actually teach you how to create a 4 X 4 raised bed and  review the different types and material options.  Compost and dirt options will be discussed and used in the project bed.  A variety of plants, vegetables, flowers and herbs will be used.  Pictures will be taken of this workshop.
 

Intro to Farming!

Donation amount: $15.00 per person / per hour

Are you interested in starting your own farm?  Need "bottom line" answers to your questions on type, cost, animals, growing, animal housing and responsibility?  Then this class is for you.  We are here to assist you with your vision and support your direction.

We will provide you with the answers you need to avoid costly decisions
that may not suit your vision.

Our goal is to support your dream and purpose with emphasis on the true meaning of sustainability in today's world.

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*Special events may be arranged which include a Big Pony drawn hay cart ride,
picnics and Bon fires under the stars!






Contact us today to set your appointment for a Visit to the Farm!


*Policies must be adhered to during all visits, please view
 "For your Information" page on this site.

Volunteering

Interested in being a Farm Life Foundation Volunteer?

Just email us and we will send you some information.

Must be min. 18 yrs of age.

Shifts are four hours in length.

Whether it is feeding, mucking the barn, grooming, cleaning, planting, milking or egg collecting, our volunteers have a wonderful time sharing and learning!

Driving directions:

Coming from St. Augustine/Jax Airport:

I-95 North to exit 373 Callahan.

 Your will turn left at the traffic light at end of exit, go under I-95 and continue to drive west 5.3 miles (this is FL A1A) After 5.3 miles your will turn right at Griffin Road. (You will see a big radio tower and FPL Station at Griffin Road.) Follow Griffin Road for 5.1 miles. (Griffin turns into Musselwhite Road, just FYI) After your 5.3 miles you will turn right at Sauls Road, drive 1.2 miles. NaVera Farms will be on your left. You will see gates and sign.

Coming from Westside of Jacksonville:

Take 295 north and exit 28B Callahan/US 1 North

Drive 17 miles (Your will follow thru Downtown Callahan, continue and pass the Nassau County Fairgrounds) the first main road on your right after 17 miles will be Sauls Road! Drive 2.3 miles to NaVera Farms on right. You will see gates and sign.

Coming from Georgia Border:

Take I-95 South to exit 373 Callahan.

Your will head west, (to the right) and follow 5.2 miles to Griffin Road. After 5.2 miles your will turn right at Griffin Road. (You will see a big radio tower and FPL Station at Griffin Road.) Follow Griffin Road for 5.1 miles. (Griffin Road turns into Musselwhite Road, just FYI) After your 5.3 miles you will turn right at Sauls Road, drive 1.2 miles. NaVera Farms will be on your left. You will see gates and sign.


Welcome



  Thank you for visiting our site!
 
“Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents; it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the earth from our
ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
- Native American Proverb 

 

 

 

 


 We are a non-smoking pine forest property. 
Preventing forest fires is a top priority. 
Thank you.

 

NaVera Farms has been established in Nassau County Florida 
and is registered as an agricultural farm with the
United States Department of Agriculture

Farm number: 687, Tract number: 904 

Feed Master Registration
State of Florida
# Z002212

NaVera Farms holds a current Nassau County Agriculture Producer Certification
Growers Permit

Navera Farms is also home and primary location for
Sauls Road Nursery

Certificate of Nursery Registration
 # 48010216

  A Florida Greenbelt Agriculture Property

Cell Phone and wireless device use not permitted on property. 
Please keep them in your vehicle.
Thank you.

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