Fruits, vegetables, grains and livestock for food, fuel and fibre are grown right here at home.
People make their living and support their families from local farms and food.
In fact, agriculture and agri-food processing is the Number 1 economic driver in Ontario.
Acres of farmland lost every day to urban development.
Roughly the size of 135 football fields or 5 family farms. Every day.
Acres of productive farmland lost since 1996.
That’s roughly the combined size of Toronto, Peel Region, Halton Region, Waterloo Region, Hamilton and Niagara Region – combined.
And still growing! 100 new people have signed it every day since we started this campaign.