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What is PGS?

Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) are locally-focused quality assurance systems. They certify producers based on active participation of stakeholders and are built on a foundation of trust, social networks and knowledge exchange. Certified Naturally Grown is a Participatory Guarantee System. PGS have existed for…

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How can I find CNG farms near me?

Just visit our online listing of CNG members. Click the state name to see all farms in your state, or do a search by zip code to find farms within a certain radius of where you live

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Who created your beautiful logo?

The very talented Cecilia Garvin, who was a CSA member of the founding farmers, donated her skills to create the vibrant image that anchors CNG's marketing materials.

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When was CNG started?

CNG was founded by farmers in the mid-Hudson Valley in 2002, the same year the National Organic Program took effect.

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