Star Gazing Farm Animal Sanctuary & Shearing Services

Star Gazing Farm Animal Sanctuary & Shearing Services
Business/Farm Name: Star Gazing Farm Animal Sanctuary & Shearing Services
Owner Name(s): Anne Shroeder
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About the farm
Star Gazing Farm is a small farm animal sanctuary that provides safe haven for abused, stray, and neglected farm animals.  We have a strong educational work-based program for young people and work with many pre-veterinary students.

The farm also helps facilitate farm animal adoptions through our farmers’ online rescue network that coordinates with with multiple animal control agencies, small farms and other animal sanctuaries to help find safe and loving homes.

Star Gazing Farm is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.  Contributions are tax deductible.

Star Gazing Farm participates in the Montgomery County Annual Farm Tour the last weekend in July.
Services offered

Sheep, alpaca, goat, and llama shearing
“Bunny motel” – indoor boarding for rabbits

The farm is open every Saturday between 10 and 2 for visits to meet the animals and gift shop.  We do appreciate a call ahead of time if you plan to come.  (Please leave your pets at home).

Hand-dyed and hand-woven rugs
Composted manure for gardeners

Volunteer Opportunities

On-farm volunteer opportunities include SSL hours for Montgomery County school children
Farm animal care
Farm Internships – variety of learning experiences
Digital media

Shroeder Shearing offers kinder, gentler shearimg & care for alpacas, llamas, sheep, lambs and goats.  Hoof trimming, tooth trimming for camelids, help with deworming, and shots are also available.  ASI certified shearer, professionally trained alpaca shearer, available in all mid-Atlantic states.
Fiber animals on farm
Multiple sheep breeds, alpacas, angora goat, llamas.
Star Gazing Farm web site

Shearing web site

Facebook page



Business Website Address:
Business Phone Number: 301-349-0802
Cell Phone: 301-755-8400
Business Address: 16760 White Store Road
Boyds, MD
ZIP Code: 20841
Farm Services: Farm Tours, Sheep, Goat, & Alpaca Shearing Services
Sheep Breeds: Finnsheep, Jacob, Rambouillet, Romanov, Romney, Shropshire
Goats: Angora
Animals: Alpacas
Fiber Products: Fleeces, Hand Spun yarn, Hand-Woven Rugs, Roving
Other: Farm Internships
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