This Week at the Farm:
The Farm is open Thurs., June 1st, 10:30am-6pm
We are closed Fri., June 2nd for a Private Program
and Sat., June 3rd to participate
in the Bay School's Art Fest
at Sunrise Farm in Cardinal, 12-4pm
Come by and Enjoy!
Please plan on visiting us soon to enjoy
some Summer Farm Charm!
*Always closed on Sundays...grateful for some rest*
Check the Farm Calendar below and
the Farm Events page for upcoming Events!
CA & J Farm is an Off-Grid, Educational, Herb,
Cut Flower, Egg & Music Farm.
Sharing Natural Wellness, Homesteading, Gardening info,
Farm & Self-Sustaining Skills and Healing Music
through programs On-Farm, Off-Farm & On-Line.
We are a small, working Farm open to the Public
to Individuals, Families & Groups.
Relax, Release, Restore & Sing!
*a Peaceful Place to meet Friends, Learn,
Volunteer, Picnic, Enjoy & Shop!*
Welcome to the Farm!
it is FREE to stop by...shop & go,
but if you want to tour the Farm,
Hot Tea & Talk by the Fire
& Farm Charm:
$10 Donation per Person
or $20 per Family
Donation Bucket or Debit/Credit
in the Barn Store
We appreciate YOU!
YOUR Generosity Supports the Farm!
*ENJOY YOUR VISIT!*
*Everyone is Welcome at The Farm
We Connect, Create & Relate through
Nature, Drums & Music! Open & Kind
Conversations happen at the Fire*
Our Farm Event page is
updated for 2023
Take a look and save those dates!
When open... Volunteers are welcome any
Thurs, Fri or Saturday, 10am-5pm.
Some work a few hours, some all day! Plenty of Farm Work
and sometimes there is a Program scheduled too you can help with.
Bring your lunch, we all eat together at noon,
then drum 12:30-1:30pm... before returning to work.
Thank You Volunteers, YOU are an important part of the Farmily!
Our Farm Calendar
Daily Schedule & Farm Events
*always closed Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed*
No Time to Enjoy the Farm's Charms today?
It is FREE to stop by, Shop & Go!
We offer unique, healthy shopping
at the Farm...see the Yellow Barn Store page
for details of items we offer.
Some popular items in the Store:
Our Fresh, Farm raised
Soy Free, Non GMO, Organic
Chicken Eggs $5 a dozen
and Duck Eggs $4 a 1/2 dozen
NEW - The Hive, Our Indoor Education &
Music Center, is also now an Herbal Center
where you can create custom
Herbal Tea Blends & Herbal Capsules.
*Cash, Checks, Debit & Credit Cards
accepted at The Farm*
Our On-line shopping link
is posted on the Yellow Barn Store Page
or the link below-
only a few items so far, more coming!
If you have the Time, We Invite you to Stay a While...
Visit & Enjoy the Farm Experience
We love to have visitors and warmly welcome your family or group to visit our Educational, Medicinal Herb, Cut Flower, Egg & Music Farm! For your group to visit, tour the farm, visit the Chickens-Ducks-Rabbits-Dogs, enjoy the Gardens, walk the Labyrinth and Woodland Peace Path, shop the Yellow Barn Store and enjoy some Nature time is donation based, $10 per person or $20 for a Family, is recommended. More is appreciated if an Herbal Consult is included. There is a donation bucket in the store or you can use your debit card too. We offer a clean Handicapped Accessible Portapot, handwashing station and picnic tables too, you could bring your lunch! Just come by when we are open: weekly, most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10:30-6pm. Best for you to check the website for any schedule changes before visiting.
We usually have seasonal refreshments, Drumming and Games out too!
If you have a large group coming, please let me know ! 804-815-2839
Jean & CA Howard CA & J Farm
5620 East River Rd., Foster, VA 23056
Use our directions, click the Find the Farm Button, GPS does not understand us!
For details on Group Programs on and off farm,
see that page under the Education Drop-down
*We welcome having groups reserve us for their School, Church,
Family, Club functions & other meetings too! please share our info*
We have some beautiful group meeting areas
& picnic tables for lunch.
Our Programs are custom made for Each Group!
We offer Rhythm Events too!
We provide the Drums + Expert Facilitation
Your Group makes the Music!
No experience necessary
*Family Drum Fun! Team, Community & Spirit Building*
We Celebrate Life through Nature & Music!
Patriotic & Family Drums
Children & Special Needs
We have natural, lovely indoor & outdoor
Meeting areas you may reserve for your Club,
School, Group or Business Gathering... contact us for info!
We now offer a Wellness Room suitable
for meeting with individuals for massage, chair yoga,
Music Therapy, Reiki and more!
Our Farm is a Tidewater Arts Outreach
Performing Team, they send us to Senior Living
Centers, Memory Care Units, the UpCenter and more
to present our various Drum Programs.
We consider this our Farm's Outreach
to the Community.
Jean loves to present Herb Talks to Libraries, Garden Groups,
Master Gardener Groups, etc.
Contact her for details. 804-815-2839
Become a Community Herbalist!
We teach an annual Herbalist Course at the Farm.
2023 is our 5th year and has already begun.
We will list the dates involved for 2024 on
the website in November.
Please check back & join us in 2024!
We are now a Harvest Host Site
You can camp overnight at our Farm
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We invite you to Discover our
FREE Online Farm!
Our own space to talk Growing & Wellness!
Click the Online Farm Button below!
Online Farm Video from Jean
Our Farm runs on your generous donations!
Thank you for your support...
Please donate on this link!
Friends, Groups and Businesses We Support & Recommend!
Marilen Crump- Business Mentor: https://www.facebook.com/mrsmarilenjcrump
Kalunyahawi & Wolf Traveler -
Ceremony, Circles & Gatherings in Williamsburg and on our Farm;
Traditional Native Guide to Spirit / Seer 413-330-2795 www.fb.com/wendydonspiritguide
Alternative Energy Healing - Chad & Jen Fortney www.alternativeenergyhealing.net
Arthur Lopez - drumyourdream.com 757-768-5689
Gloucester Mathews Humane Society 804-693-5520 https://www.gmhumanesociety.org/
Images In Art Graphics - http://imagesinart.com/
Joe Schirmer - https://www.facebook.com/vetshomesforvets
Sounds of New Earth - Lisa Miller & Alisa Spangler Miller - on Facebook
Winter Sound Co., Inc. (my fav music store!) Gloucester, Va - www.wintersound.com
Vasili Simmons - Guitar Lessons (in person & online) and the Academy of Rock 757-472-6808
Tidewater Music Therapy https://tidewatermusictherapy.com/
Calvin Howell "Howell's Workshop" - wooden creations -
Tidewater Arts Outreach https://tidewaterartsoutreach.org/
Get to know us
Some Farm Info for You!
We want to share our Farm with YOU and hope you will enjoy our simple spot on the planet. We are a Handicapped & Special Needs Friendly Farm.. Please always Practice safety while visiting us and keep an eye on your children. Please do not run or walk through the herb or flower beds. No alcohol or drugs allowed on the Farm. Smoking permitted only at the Red Bench by the Barn, please use the metal bucket for trash. Pets allowed only on leashes and cannot enter the back fenced Acre....people are allowed, but not other animals. We have a clean Handicapped Accessible Portapot available with a water barrel wash station next to it for your safety. Please, excuse a few weeds…we are not a Botanical Garden, but a working farm. Some visitors, catching us in the middle of chores, have enjoyed helping stack hay bales and feed the chickens.
If you would like to help a little...let us know, always plenty to do!
We invite you to visit and experience…“Life Close to Nature”.
We gratefully accept donations to keep our Farm Growing! Thank you!
Proud Member of the American Herbalist Guild, United Plant Savers, Association Specialty Cut Flower Growers
and Drum Circle Facilitators Guild!
Member of the Gloucester County & York County Chambers of Commerce
Member of the Mathews County Republican Committee
We are a Kiwanis, American Legion & Tidewater Arts Outreach Farm!
We would love to hear from you!
Jean and CA Howard
5620 East River Rd., Foster, VA 23056