Project Category: Building/Construction
Number of Participants: Fewer than 50
Duration of Project: Other (please specify) Can be scheduled based on group/project
Cost: There is not cost to our volunteers who work and participate in farm duties.
Service Opportunities: Project or Activity
Location: 46480 Sauls Road
Callahan FL 32011 MAP LINK
The Farm Life Foundation is a non-profit educational organization located at NaVera Farms in Callahan Florida. It was established to serve as a local and regional destination for children and adults who want to learn as well as remember what is important for independent sustainability and living responsibly. This day to day learning is focused on the value of “true” food awareness for both the human and animal species. Our Foundation also serves as a leading role model of respect and management for all living entities. Our mission gives priority to the animals and the land which supply all life forms with a safe and healthy home. Most of the animals at Farm Life Foundation have been either rescued or adopted. Supporting the mission of Farm Life Foundation also ensures a commitment to raising awareness for the prevention of over population of animals. Our Foundation offers Tours, Programs and events which brings together people with animals and plants.
Impact: Farm Life Foundation located at NaVera Farms has served as a leader for natural farm education which includes the care and management of all types of animals both domestically as well as farm specific. Our community events have brought in hundreds of locales each year in themes such as: Slow Food First Coast/ Tour de Farm, Sunday at the Farm local vendor event, Farm to Table dining education and continues to cater to the attendance of all school children from kindergarten to college level, public to homeschool. Farm Life Foundation is one of the only truly environmentally monitored, naturally driven, earth friendly educational non-profit farms in the state of Florida. It is also the only farm of over 260 animals which focuses on teaching the accountability and responsibility to each future or current animal owner.
Volunteer Responsibilities: Volunteer and Community Service projects and duties vary based on the physical ability and interest of each participant. From barn maintenance to animal feed and watering, egg collection, animal grooming, gardening, greenhouse to animal care quarters, we will assign the best project which bring the most fulfillment or purpose to the volunteer and the animal or garden. Minimum volunteer shifts are 4-hours.
Attire: Jeans, long pants, no open toe shoes, no perfume or cologne, jewelry or expensive attire.
F&B Provided for Volunteers: We always supply fresh filtered, artesian water.
Option to Move Project to a Different Location: No