Celebrating Agriculture Week
VIDEO: During Ontario Agriculture Week. Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson reminded us that the agri-food industry in Simcoe-Grey has been and continues to be the basis of the riding’s economy.
“Thank you to all the farmers and farm families in Simcoe-Grey and across the province who sustainably grow the over 200 different agricultural commodities that feed and nourish us. Good things really do grow in Ontario! Especially here at home in Simcoe-Grey!”
MPP Saunderson stated Ontario is home to almost 48,000 farms that grow more than 200 agricultural commodities, adding the Ontario agri-food sector supports 1-in-10 jobs in Ontario and contributes more than $47 billion to the province’s economy.