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.
Protecting fertile Class 1 farmland in the Rouge alongside natural and cultural heritage.
Today, farmers steward over 9,000 acres in the Rouge, sustaining biodiversity and local community.
Learn about the diverse crops and heritage barns of Rouge Valley settlers.
Explore the legacy of Indigenous farming, rooted in sustainable practices.
Discover the evolution of farming amid urban development from the twentieth century to today.
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