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Field planted with crops in Autumn


Opportunities for Agribusiness

Make Life Rich: Farm in Northumberland

Welcome to Farm in Northumberland!

If you are a newcomer in Canada or somebody overseas who wants to buy a farm or agribusiness in Northumberland, please begin by contacting us by email to inquire about your future competition. Farm in Northumberland welcomes visitors and inquiries about owning a property in Northumberland County. 

Agribusiness is growing in Northumberland - all in a county that produces more than 200 agricultural products.

Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre (OAFVC)


Northumberland County is home to an agri-food incubator with cooking, chilling, freezing, and storage capacity that occupies15,000sq.ft.of space in the municipally owned Colborne Industrial Park, just off HIghway 401.  OAFVC will support fresh fruit and vegetable value-adding opportunities to increase farm revenue. Visit the OAFVC website to learn more about available resources and services. 

Visit the County's Agriculture website to read about the many industry resources in our area and use the Agribusiness Directory.

Farm Facts

  • Northumberland County creates 200 agricultural products.
  • There are 97,594 hectares of farmland in use. View a PDF of Northumberland's Soil Map.
  • Dairy is the main Agri-business in Northumberland County representing about 30% of all cash receipts.
  • Northumberland County is well known for its apple production, which is 50% higher here than the provincial average.