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

My Gentle Barn, Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope 1

Our Founder's book comes out in two weeks, on March 25th, wow how time flies! It has been a year and a half process for her to write the book and she is so excited to share her story with you! If you pre-order it now, we will send you a photo…

My Gentle Barn

I have been missing Buddha lately, so much it hurts. She was our first cow and like a mom to me. She would hug me with her neck and make me feel loved. The story of how we got her and her life with me is in my book, "My Gentle Barn" coming out on…

My Gentle Barn

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The Gentle Barn was my dream since I was seven years old and I have overcome many obstacles to finally live my dream in 1999. The story of how it started and why it's so important to me is in my book "My Gentle Barn" coming out…

My Gentle Barn

For all animal and Gentle Barn lovers and supporters, our Founders book is available for preorder now! "My Gentle Barn" is written by the Gentle Barn's founder, Ellie Laks, and is the story of how she created The Gentle Barn through her life experiences and how it came to be.

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The Dr. Praeger’s team is excited to be the Gentle 12 sponsor for July. At Dr. Praeger's, we strive to help people adopt better eating habits by offering a variety of delicious veggie-forward products. We support Gentle Barn’s mission of kindness and compassion to animals, one another and the planet. – Dr. Praeger’s Team