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

The Gentle Barn and Alicia Silverstone

Actress, Alicia Silverstone wrote about The Gentle Barn in her blog, The Kind Life, Sanctuary Spotlight. Thank you Alicia!…

Gentle Barn Celebrity Watch Amanda Crew

Zooey Magazine and Entertainment Tonight Canada came out this week to spend some time with actress Amanda Crew at The Gentle Barn. Amanda spent time feeding the horses, petting the sheep and holding our chicken, Mario. They had a great time and it was…

Celebrity Visits

This week we were visited by two beautiful actresses, Denise Richards (left) and Beth Behrs (right), who spent the day giving pigs tummy rubs, feeding…

Happy Birthday Ellie Laks and Ellen DeGeneres

It seems like no coincidence that these two women have their birthdays on the same day! Please join me in wishing our Founder Ellie Laks and Ellen Degeneres a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY. We are so grateful to Ellen and The…

Barn Update

Animals from the meat and dairy industry are usually kept pregnant, so when we rescued…

Barn Update

This week actor and producer Mark Wahlberg and his beautiful family came for a private tour of our main property and learned the stories of all our animals, hugged cows, gave tummy rubs to the pigs, held chickens, and had a great time!

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Spotlight Sponsor of the Month

MyChelle formulates clean, advanced skincare products with peptides, plant stem cells, antioxidants and retinoids that enhance skin's natural appearance. MyChelle is proudly co-sponsoring The Gentle Barn 20th Anniversary Celebration along with CRYSTAL™

Martin Floreani - CEO and President of MyChelle Dermaceuticals and Crystal Deodorant “Our company was started based on the concept that we could develop better-for-you products. Products that help people make better choices for themselves, for their families, and society. There’s a contagious feeling of happiness when you are involved with an organization like the Gentle Barn who constantly does so much good. We are proud to be sponsors and supporters of this incredible organization.”

Spotlight Sponsor of the Month

CRYSTAL™ is the world’s original natural and number one selling mineral salt deodorant. Crystal aspires to provide a natural and safer alternative than traditional chemical-laden deodorants. Crystal is proudly co-sponsoring The Gentle Barn 20th Anniversary Celebration along with MyChelle.

Catie Wiggy - Vice President of Marketing & Product Innovation “Animal testing is still such a problem in the beauty industry and personal care products. We feel that it is our corporate mission to lead a different way, and that is something we are proud to have done for more than 35 years. Being a sponsor for The Gentle 12 Program is meaningful for us in so many ways. The Gentle Barn's missions align with our companies core values to go beyond cruelty-free, inspiring everyone to live happier, healthier lives.