Numbers released by York Region, as part of the Agriculture and Agri-food Update, show East Gwillimbury is the agricultural powerhouse of the Region. Farm receipts from East Gwillimbury account for 32 per cent of agricultural production in the region with gross farm receipts totalling $96,797,280.
Michael Smalley was not surprised to hear this. He took a break from operating the forklift on Herald Road where Smalley Potatoes is located in Mount Albert. The Smalleys have farmed the land since the mid-19th century.
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