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The Farm rescues and provides sanctuary for abused, neglected, and abandoned animals. 


At The Farm, animals learn to trust again and have a chance to thrive and live out their lives in peace, comfort, dignity, and love.

Featured Rescue




JoJo and his sister were found off Lawrence Road more than 10 years ago.  His sister went to live in Washington DC with former volunteer Suzanne.  JoJo is tiny, quiet and sweet.  His best friend at the Farm is Robin Hood (our biggest cat).  They are often spotted cuddling.  

Volunteer and Donate


 The Farm welcomes caring, dedicated donors and volunteers.

If you love animals and want to be a part of a more compassionate world, then come and volunteer at the Farm. We are looking for help in the following areas:

  • Stall cleaning

  • Pasture cleaning

  • General upkeep and maintenance tasks

  • Animal care and grooming

  • Fundraising and event support


We accept donations via:

Paypal (see button at top of page)

Venmo -The Farm at Oatland North

Personal check- The Farm, 70 Cannon's Point Road, Saint Simons Island, Ga 31522



Open House Most Sundays 2pm-4pm

Meet the animals and enjoy a peaceful afternoon.

Dawn to Dust Endurance Run. Wesley Shoup's goal is to run 75 miles in one day. Please support Wesley!

About Us



The Farm at Oatland North is an animal sanctuary located on the north end of St. Simons Island.  In the 1700's the land was known as Oatland Plantation.  Doug Taylor, Barbara Hasell Murrah's grandfather, purchased the property in the 1940's. Barbara and her husband, Bascom, returned to the Island over a dozen years ago and began the farm with her horse, Lightning.  They were soon joined by their daughter, 

Natalie, who brought 2 cows with her, Amanda and Panda.  

The family farm continued to grow as the farm adopted retired, unwanted, abused, and abandoned animals. The Farm was primarily funded by the Murrah family and in 2012 it was incorporated and became a 501 c(3) not for profit charity.  Sadly, Barbara lost her brief battle with cancer in July 2013.  With the help of the Murrah family, dedicated volunteers, and friends, the Farm continues to provide sanctuary for animals.

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Animal Sponsorships

Horses $200/month

Donkeys $50/month

Goats $25/months

Pigs $25/month

Cats $15/month

Call for more information.


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