Rouge National Urban Park

Explore the vibrant agricultural community within Rouge National Urban Park, where more than 60 farmers tend to roughly 9,000 acres of farmland. As Canada's first federally protected area prioritizing agriculture, the conservation of prime Class 1 farmland seamlessly aligns with the preservation of nature and cultural heritage, capturing the essence of Rouge National Urban Park.

Protection of farmland

Protecting fertile Class 1 farmland in the Rouge alongside natural and cultural heritage.

Agriculture at a glance

Today, farmers steward over 9,000 acres in the Rouge, sustaining biodiversity and local community.

Early settler farming

Learn about the diverse crops and heritage barns of Rouge Valley settlers.

Indigenous farming

Explore the legacy of Indigenous farming, rooted in sustainable practices.

Evolution of agriculture

Discover the evolution of farming amid urban development from the twentieth century to today.


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