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1 Township Reviews
Review 1 Township
Garfield's a very small town in Northwest Arkansas. It's largely utilized as a pitstop for people traveling to one of the larger towns on either side. As such, there are only a few businesses or places to work there. Most people there are retirees or commuters. There's a Dollar General, one or two restaurants closer toward the lake, a local candy store, and the Short Stop Grill in the gas station. I guess someone could technically live off of stores just there, but fresh fruits or vegetables require going to the next town. Most people there commute at least once a week for groceries. That being said, the Short Stop Grill and Martin Greer's Candies have awesome stuff and are definitely focal points for the tourism that comes through.
Again, small town for retirees and commuters. So employment opportunities are very low. Largely just working at a couple mom/pop places, and even then just for the younger crowd to save money for going away to college or the like. Though, with the intended changes for the town from recent pushes in legislation, opportunities could very well expand in the next 5-10 years. Till then, most try to find work in the next town.
There's one restaurant out by the lake nearly half an hour away from the heart of town. I've heard good things about its food, but not its management. There's the Short Stop Grill - a great little business famous for its ice cream and food options. During the summer, they can have as many as a dozen orders in the queue. And then there's Martin Greer's Candies - a famous tourist stop for old fashioned candies. Other than that, pretty much nothing.