Approved And Certified

October 16, 2021


Approved And Certified

McGarrah Farms

The United States Department of Agriculture gave two, technically three, farms in Northwest Arkansas the GroupGAP (Good Agricultural Practices) certificate, making them the first two in the state. 

  • The recipients: The Center for Arkansas Farms and Food (CAFF), which is a University of Arkansas program, McGarrah Farms, and by extension the Rivercrest Orchard received the certificate. 
  • Collab: The GAP certificate is a United States Department of Agriculture certification that allows farms and other organizations to expand the market in which they sell their produce. The GroupGap program enables small-scale farmers, food hubs, etc. to share certification costs. 

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