Star Gazing Farm

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
Or visit our wishlist.

Farm stories

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Farm events, animal news & farm stories

News & Events

Summer “Cool off” Wish list

Summer is a time of heat and a lot of extra volunteers.  We want to keep both animals and people cool.  Please help us fulfill our wishes for this summer. [See our wishlist!]

2016 Farm Tour

Saturday-Sunday, July 23-24, 10-5:  Star Gazing Farm is on the Montgomery County Farm Tour.  Read more

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 Jasper!

jasper-fpOne of our volunteers found Jasper swimming all alone in the creek in Baker Park, in Frederick. He was just a tiny little duckling and there were no mama or siblings were anywhere in sight. [Read more about Japser]

Volunteer Workdays

Workdays are held every Saturday from 9am to 2pm, year-round, rain or shine!

Volunteer Orientations

Saturday, June 25, 1-2 pm
Saturday, July 9, 1-2 pm
Read more about volunteering