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

Christmas Gifts

Five years ago we were given 250 toys left over in a warehouse just before Christmas. At The Gentle Barn we host children living in the projects in South Central Los Angeles who have so little. Thinking of them we loaded all the toys into the back of the Gentle Barn pickup truck and drove…

Brave Heart is Back!


Come out on a Sunday and help us welcome him home! He had a contagious abscess on his neck, so to protect the rest of the herd, we had to bring him to our Sun Chlorella Healing Center where the abscess could be lanced, flushed, and healed. He received great medical care there, plenty of…


Milo was left alone in a backyard for nine whole years because his people got him as a gift and didn’t want him. When the couple got divorced, Milo was going to be sent to the pound but we found out just in time and brought him home to The Gentle Barn to be part of our family instead. Because he was left alone…

This weeks Gentle 52 (GB52) Spotlight Sponsor is:

Bake You Happy will be coming out to celebrate our Founder Ellie Laks' birthday. After you work up an appetite hugging cows, cuddling turkeys and giving pigs tummy rubs, have a delicious, free sample, Bake You…

Gentle 52 (GB52)

The Gentle Barn has started a new program called Gentle 52 (GB52) to make our Sundays with visitors even more special! Check our newsletters and Facebook for updates on new vendors who support The Gentle Barn. We encourage you to use their products and services as they, in turn, support The Gentle Barn. You can sign up to be get our newsletter by clicking…

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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.