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Opportunities for Agribusiness

Make Life Rich: Farm in Northumberland

Welcome to Farm in Northumberland, an online tool for agribusiness property owners, entrepreneurs and investors. 

In order to use the online tool, you must first register with us by creating an account.

If you are a newcomer in Canada or somebody overseas who wants to buy a farm or agribusiness in Northumberland, our secure log-in page allows you to browse property listings and contact the real estate broker or owner of the property. 

If you're an owner of a property or their representative, you can add your property to our database. Send us an e-mail to learn how.

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

Farm in Northumberland welcomes visitors and inquiries about owning a property in Northumberland County. Please read our Terms of Use  before registering and creating your account. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please DO NOT register and leave this section immediately. A copy of these Terms of Use may be downloaded, saved and printed for your reference. 

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.