#1 Gross Farm Revenue
Per acre in the GTA; $1,000 higher gross revenue per acre than provincial average.
A strong workforce that helps agriculture and agri-food in York Region thrive.
$2.7 Billion in Annual GDP
This sector plays an important role in York Region’s economy.
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Supports the local economy. Not only is local food fresher and better for the environment, but when you eat local, you support the more than 700 farms that call York Region home. Buying local helps support the York Region economy, creating local jobs and supporting the community.
Is fresher and better for the environment. Imported fruits and vegetables can travel long distances to get to your plate. This transport has an environmental impact related to greenhouse gas emissions and pollution. When you buy local you get fresh, delicious products with a reduced impact on the environment. We call that a win-win.
The York Farm Fresh Guide Map is the best way to find a variety of delicious food in your own backyard. This map lists more than farms and farmers’ markets to help you uncover local farm fresh products within York Region.