The Funny Farm Animal Rescue and Sanctuary in Mays Landing is kicking off the summer with a festival on June 3rd from 9AM-4PM with over 60 craft and food vendors, hayrides, face painting, music, and more, all while interacting with all of their rescued animals.

There's a reason that thousands of people are lining up to see hundreds of animals that no one else wanted -- it’s because founder and president Laurie Zaleski allows the animals to walk around freely and interact with their guests in order to make the experience the most fun.

Laurie has been through a lot when it comes to making the animal rescue her priority. Which is why volunteer/friend Matt has nominated her for NJ Woman of the Year. In addition to running the farm 24/7, she has a full time job outside of the farm. However in doing so, the team has been able to put together one of the most iconic farms in not just South Jersey, but the nation.

The Funny Farm is so iconic that a couple flew all the way from California to meet Adele the diva chicken that lives in the house and wears a diaper. People fall in love with these animals because of their very real personalities, which is why three movie companies are looking to create "The Funny Farm Movie" because of all the characters within it.

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