Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.

Closed to public visitors. Learn more


You can’t come to us, so we will come to you!

Ellie Laks & Jay Weiner - Founders of The Gentle Barn

Facebook Live
Instagram Live

Open On Facebook & Instagram LIVE

Join Ellie & Jay and The Gentle Barn animals on facebook and instagram for inspiring virtual days at the barn.

Current Live Video Schedule (all times in pst)

  • Sun 11am: Virtual #OpenSunday Tour
  • Mon 8am: Morning Meditation (on @ellielaks)
  • Tue 4pm: Tuesday Tuck-In
  • Thu 4pm: Story Time in the Barnyard
  • Sat 4pm: Cooking with Chef Jay

Watch The Full PlayList Here


Consider a Season Pass

Season Passes AvailableDonate now and your pass will start when we open to the public again. This is a great way to help us and enjoy The Gentle Barn when we can be open again.

We have passes for individuals, families and their guests, starting at just $60. A donation towards a Season Pass can be placed online or at the entrance on Sundays.


We Need Your Support

Please continue to support The Gentle Barn during these trying times.