5% of Ontario

 

Fruits, vegetables, grains and livestock for food, fuel and fibre are grown right here at home.

 

Acres of farmland lost every day.

Roughly the size of 135 football fields or 5 family farms. Every day.

5% of Ontario

How large is 175 acres?

How does it compare to...

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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 productive farmland lost since 1996.

That’s roughly the combined size of Toronto, Peel Region, Halton Region, Waterloo Region, Hamilton and Niagara Region – combined.

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