Star Gazing Farm is a non profit 501(c)3 organization. Contributions are tax deductible.
When you live with animals, you either get frustrated because they are constantly doing things that are so extremely un-human (and often these things are not especially endearing), or you realize that you must try to accept that they are fundamentally different. And that is that.Read the full story
Animal news, stories, care tips, and general news about the farm
Saturday-Sunday, July 25-26, 10-5: Star Gazing Farm is on the Montgomery County Farm Tour. Read more
Our annual winter letter talks all about animal news, the new barn, and the most amazing kids who volunteer! Read more!
Thanks to all the wonderful people who have donated to make this new barn a reality! Please read about our updates here.
We offer community service learning hours to young people in the Montgomery County school system! Volunteers must be at least 11 years of age. Volunteer Application Form.
Frequently asked questions about volunteering, visiting, and more
My name is Cheryl Mawo. I’ve been a psychotherapist in Silver Spring, Maryland, for 25 years. I find volunteering at the farm to be spiritually uplifting. Animals seem to connect directly with my heart. And Anne is so warm and appreciative of all we do to help her and the animals.
We met Gruff at a sheep shearing job, where he put the magic sheep spell on us and made us take him home! He was given the name Gruff at his previous farm, because he looked and acted so much like one of the Billy Goats Gruff. Indeed, he is a naughty rascal but so endearing! Read more about Gruff.
Saturday, April 25, 9-1
Saturday, May 2, 9-1
Saturday, May 9, 9-1
Saturday, May 16, 9-1
Saturday, May 23, 9-1
Saturday, May 9, 10-11 am (NOTE NEW TIME)
Saturday, June 13, 1-2 pm
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