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

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

Farm stories

Read our Farm Stories (or, "The Chronicles of Newman")


Urgent need for new barn

Shearing – Alpacas, Llamas, Sheep, Goats

Still haven’t sheared your animals?  It’s getting hot – please contact Anne ASAP if you still need shearing.  Fall shearing for goats and longwool sheep is now being scheduled.  She covers the entire mid-Atlantic region. Her shearing methods are professional and humane. Services include hoof and tooth trimming and always gentle care of your animals. Read more about shearing or go directly to the scheduling request form.

Student Learning Services Hours (SSL)

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

Featured Volunteer

Meet Jake!

jake2My name is Jake and I love being able to help animals. I get the most happy when I see the other animals relaxing with each other. My favorite animal is Sam because I was here when he came and I remember him being scared of me and now he loves me and I love him.


Animal Spotlight

Meet Evelyn


Evelyn is a 1 year-old barn cat with a sweet face and a bad reputation. She and her two sisters were brought to the farm as mousers, but Evelyn enjoys partaking in the farm’s catnip bounty as well. Read more about Evelyn.

Volunteer Workdays


Saturday, August 16, 9-2
Wednesday, August 20, 5-8
Saturday, August 23, 9-2
Wednesday, August 27, 5-8
Saturday, August 30, 9-2


Tuesday, September 2, 5-8
Saturday, September 6, 9-2
Tuesday, September 9, 5-8
Saturday, September 13, 9-2
Tuesday, September 16, 5-8
Saturday, September 20, 9-2
Tuesday, September 23, 5-8
Saturday, September 27, 9-2
Tuesday, September 30, 5-8

Volunteer Orientations

Saturday, August 16, 9- 10 am
Saturday, September 6, 9-10 am
Read more about volunteering

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