Berry Good Farms Weekend Festival

Berry Good Farms Weekend Festival

April 9-10, 2022
NFSSE Campus

Join event chairs, Nancy and Gary Chartrand for the  Berry Good Farms Weekend Festival. Guest chefs will dish up a culinary weekend filled with live music, delicious food, entertainment, and a celebration of the NFSSE community. Equally fun and innovative, the two-day fundraising event will allow guests to enjoy the NFSSE campus highlighting the exquisite Delores Barr Weaver Therapeutic Equestrian Center. Our Farm to Family event is moving to the Fall.

Attire is casual with closed toe shoes…or cowboy boots!


Concert on the Farm

Saturday, April 9, 2022
2 to 6 p.m.
This rocking new event will be located in the spacious riding arena at the school’s new Delores Barr Weaver Therapeutic Equestrian Center. Guests will listen to the music of The Band Be Easy while enjoying beer, specialty cocktails, and wine. Don’t forget your stadium chairs or blanket to sit on!

General admission includes two drink coupons and bites prepared by notable chefs.


Dinner on the Farm

Sunday, April 10, 2022
5 to 8 p.m.
This signature event will feature local restaurateurs together with Berry Good Farm’s culinary team. Enjoy a farm-to-table dinner, paired with fine wine. Berry Good Farms culinary team will present appetizers prepared by transition and postgraduate students.

Complimentary valet parking. Self-parking available along any side street.


Event Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on reservations, sponsorships or volunteer opportunities please contact Kit Thomas at

2021 Festival Sponsors

Title Sponsor

J. Wayne Weaver in honor of Delores Barr Weaver

Community Partner

Festival Partner

Matching Gift Partner

Christy and R. Lee Smith

Farm Partners

Jill and Charlie Arnold
Sarah and Bert Brown
Jacksonville Jaguars
New York Life, Bethene and Todd Middleton
Tucker Sadler Architects and Clay Eye Physicians and Surgeons
The Players
Ring Power
Publix Charities

Barnyard Sponsors

Auld and White Constructors, LLC
Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Bargas
Matthew Clark & Mac Bracewell
Insurance of America
J.E. Abercrombie, Inc. 
Sally and Chris Hazelip

Horseshoe Sponsors

Edwards and Cavendish Dentistry 
Karen and Mark Darr
Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville
Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation
General Truck Equipment and Trailer Supplies, Inc.
Ann and John Macdonald
Anne Marie Maige
Ann Sory and Lee Meadows
Beth and Dale Mueller
Murphy Anderson Law
Namey Financial Group
Kit and Corky Thomas

Harvest Sponsors

PQH Group Design, Inc.

Saddle Up Sponsors

Blaszkiewicz Family

Farm Friend Sponsors

Harvey Family

In-Kind Sponsors

Jacksonville Aviation Authority
Manifest Distilling
Sight & Sound Production & Mugwump Productions
Medure Brothers
Blacksheep Restaurant, Restaurant Orsay and Bellwether
North Florida Sales
Breathru Beverage 
Florida Dairy Farmers