Opportunities for Agribusiness

If you are a newcomer in Canada or somebody overseas who wants to buy a farm or agribusiness in Northumberland, please begin by emailing us to inquire about your future competition.

Northumberland County produces more than 200 agricultural products and agribusiness in our community continues to grow.

Visit Northumberland County's Agriculture webpage to read about the many industry resources in our area.

Farm facts

  • There are 97,594 hectares of farmland in use.
  • 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.

Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre (OAFVC)

Northumberland County is home to an agri-food incubator with cooking, chilling, freezing, and storage capacity that occupies 15,000 square feet of space in the Colborne Industrial Park, just off Highway 401.

Visit the OAFVC website to learn more about their resources and services.