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.
Star Gazing Farm is a non profit 501(c)3 organization. Contributions are tax deductible.
You can help with just a few dollars and send a gift to the animals!
Farm events, animal news & farm stories
Every summer the Montgomery County Farm Tour brings hundreds of visitors to our farm. There are so many poignant moments, when people connect with animals in sometimes unexpected ways. It’s a beautiful (but hot!) event. [view the slideshow!] This year join us on Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29 between 10 and 4!
Our annual letter is now ready for your reading pleasure! Meet all of the new animals at the farm and learn about all the activities from this past year. We hope you’ll be inspired to become a farm supporter, or to renew your commitment to helping our animals! [read newsletter PDF]
We wish to thank the following:
Your support is invaluable to the farm!
At our July Farm Tour, we held an animal sponsorship challenge: to try to get every single animal on the farm with a sponsorship from someone special. Thank you so much to those who chose your special guy or gal! We are posting the unclaimed sponsorships on our Facebook page daily, but you can catch up here to see who still needs a sponsor!
Lt. Bubba Skinner is a Katahdin sheep (a hair sheep breed) who was running loose in Burtonsville, Maryland. He was terrified. A wonderful lady let him into her pasture and cared for him. He was still very shy and scared when he arrived here but quickly found a fast friend in Kimiko and the other sheep. [read more]
Workdays are held every Saturday from 9am to 1pm, year-round, rain or shine. Volunteers wishing to come need to let us know by the Friday morning beforehand by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers must have completed orientation and filled out paperwork before arriving to volunteer.
Our next volunteer orientation will be held on June 16 from 1-2 pm. Please RSVP if you wish to attend.