Let’s Talk Turkey!

Let’s Talk Turkey!

Let’s Talk Turkey! We have been rescuing turkeys at The Gentle Barn for over twenty-one years, and we have learned so much about their personalities, affections, and intelligence. Male turkeys love to show off and strut for all to see and live to be called handsome....
Trick or Treat!

Trick or Treat!

Trick or Treat! Because of Covid-19 there may not be public trick or treating this year, but The Gentle Barn is here to save the day. Come trick or treat with us! We have put together a Covid safe, immersive, drive thru, trick or treat experience from the last week of...

Ferdinand

Ferdinand Ferdinand has gone through some big challenges and suffered much loss, but now as he’s turning three, he’s finally overcome, healed, and found himself. His story has much to teach all of us!Ferdinand was orphaned at only eight weeks old when his mom was...
The Color And Shape Of Love

The Color And Shape Of Love

The Color And Shape Of Love One of the most extraordinary friendships at The Gentle Barn is between our California goat, Gus and our turkey, Sun. After breakfast the two of them stand together for hours, close their eyes and seem to be in a secret conversation that...
Gifts

Gifts

Gifts We just bid farewell to our great love, Forgiveness. For eleven years, he stood still for small children, he allowed our guests to hug him, he inspired victims of abuse to be strong, and underserved children to have hope. He protected the lady cows and raised...