ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. – Greener Pastures Farm Sanctuary in Arroyo Grande opened its doorways to the general public on Saturday to permit group members to satisfy rescued livestock.

“We’re excited to share our animals’ tales of triumph, forgiveness and our message of kindness to our guests,” stated Diane Dieterich, founding father of Greener Pastures.

The nonprofit farm sanctuary spans 5 acres of land and works to shelter abused and uncared for livestock.

“At our shelter, rescued residents are given the care and a spotlight they should recuperate from abusive conditions. All the animals get pleasure from wholesome meals, clear shelter, and many room to roam each single day,” stated the farm on their web site.

Self-guided excursions on the farm are open from 12 p.m. to three p.m. through the first Saturday of every month beginning Could 1.

Dieterich stated 50 folks made it out to satisfy their 37 rescued animals throughout that first day.

“We’re excited to share these superb animals with the group to indicate that their lives matter and the way necessary kindness is. Individuals make a reference to an animal and expertise firsthand the unconditional acceptance and therapeutic that animals give naturally,” Dieterich stated. 

A volunteer was stationed with every group of animals to share their story of restoration and reply any questions.

Animals you should have the possibility to satisfy on the farm embody miniature horses, goats, a lamb, pigs, miniature donkeys, turkeys, geese, chickens and peafowl.

Visitors had been additionally allowed to work together with the animals by brushing donkeys and goats in addition to shopping for treats.

To buy tickets for a tour and discover extra info, go to


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