Star Gazing Farm
  • haruka
  • wc
  • graham
  • tets
  • newman
  • louisa-fp
  • gruff
  • tigba
  • burr
  • orion
  • derry
  • harry
  • bello
  • angel
  • maria
  • sam
  • jc
  • dani
  • kittens
  • joey
  • betty

Star Gazing Farm Animal Sanctuary provides safe haven to abused, stray, and neglected farm animals

and offers educational programs and community service opportunities to young people.

The farm is located on 4 acres of rolling hills in Western Montgomery County, Maryland.

Make a Donation

Star Gazing Farm is a non profit 501(c)3 organization. Contributions are tax deductible.
CFC#: 86412

Wish Lists

You can help with just a few dollars and send a gift to the animals!

Check out our online wish list
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Farm events, animal news & farm stories

News & Events

Fiber Friends Limited Edition Sponsorships

In honor of our Shearing Day on April 24, we are offering Limited Edition sponsorships of our fiber animals who will be sheared that day. This is an essential part of their health and well-being, and is a fascinating process to watch.  Only ONE SPONSORSHIP will be available per animal! [read more]

Shearing Day at the Farm – April 24

shearingday 12-4 at the farm.  We’ll be shearing sheep, alpacas, llamas, and Angora goats and talking about fiber!  You can see the wool as it comes freshly off the animals, learn about skirting, sorting, and see what harvesting wool is all about. Gift shop will also be open.  Free, and open to the public!


Sponsor Bob the Tractor

Bob is a Very Important Person on this farm, but he has recently had to undergo some tractor-type surgery.  He is such a vital part of the upkeep of the farm, that we are opening up sponsorship opportunities for him. Would you like to sponsor Bob?

Youth Shayne Carver speaks at church about service at Star Gazing Farm

shayne-2Young Shayne Carver has contributed mightily to Star Gazing Farm doing numerous construction projects.  Read what he said to his church congregation recently about his work here. [read more]


Animal Spotlight

Meet Ti-gba


Ti-gba is Star Gazing Farm’s “peg-legged’ little fighter. She survived the streets of Port-au-Prince to rest in the sun on Anne’s patio. Ti-gba is incredibly intelligent, funny, naughty, and a constant joy to all who know her. Read more about Ti-gba.

Volunteer Workdays


Saturday, March 19, 9-2
Saturday, March 26, 9-2


Saturday, April 2, 9-2
Saturday, April 9, 9-2
Saturday, April 16, 9-2
Saturday, April 23, 9-2
Sunday, April 24, 9:30-5 SHEARING DAY
Saturday, April 30, 9-2

Volunteer Orientations

Saturday, March 26, 1-2 pm
Saturday, April 9, 1-2 pm
Saturday, May 14, 1-2 pm
Read more about volunteering