Our Mission

is to provide quality agricultural services, training and employment for Community members. The Farm accomplishes its mission through sound agricultural business planning and continual expansion of services related to the use of the land and water to benefit the People of the Gila River Indian Community.

Gila River

became a tribal entity on March 6, 1968 after the Pima and Maricopa people changed their traditional garden plots into Gila River Farms and originally operated approximately 14,000 acres in the beginning, to the Farms harvest 10,743 acres consisting of alfalfa, cotton, wheat, orchards, and olive trees. All of which are marketed through local, national and global markets. The largest acreage is devoted to alfalfa. Past years crops included cotton, olives, wheat, barley, sorghum, and citrus.

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212 N. Old Hwy 93

P.O. Box 397

Sacaton, AZ 85147

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(520)315-3965
FAX: 520-315-3775

Hours:

Mon thru Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday Closed

RSS Agriculture Updates

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