Greenbelt Grown: A Profile of Agriculture in Ontario's Greenbelt

November 2009

This paper is an update of our 2008 paper Greenbelt Agriculture: A Breakdown of Agricultural Facts and Figures in the Greenbelt, based on 2006 Statistic Canada Census of Agriculture. From fruits, vegetables, livestock, wines, cheeses, oilseeds to grain, this report provides a snapshot of agriculture within the Greenbelt and looks at the unique features of the Greenbelt near urban agriculture. [The ninth installment in the Occasional Paper Series presented by the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation.]"Greenbelt Grown: A Profile of Agriculture in Ontario's Greenbelt" by Victoria Di Poce, Ellise Goarley & Burkhard Mausberg.

A Note on the Series

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is committed to promoting awareness and education about Ontario’s Greenbelt. To this end we occasionally publish research and general interest papers that explore our three program areas:

  • viable agriculture and viticulture;
  • vibrant rural communities; and,
  • a restored and protected natural environment.

While all efforts are made to ensure the content of the Occasional Paper Series is current and accurate, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation accepts no liability whatsoever in regard to the information contained herein.

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