An online resource connecting Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to local farms and producers across the province is now available on the Provincial Government website.
The 2019-20 Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Guide at www.gov.nl.ca/farm-guide/ lists participating farms by region and provides contact information, hours of operation, and available products.
The site also outlines interesting facts about Newfoundland and Labrador’s agriculture sector; locations and hours of provincial farmers’ markets, festivals, and events; and detailed harvest charts for a variety of crops. Interested participants may also submit contact information via the website.
Newfoundland and Labrador is home to more than 400 farms, and the agriculture industry was valued at an estimated $138.6 million in 2018. The Way Forward on Agriculture outlines the Provincial Government’s commitment to doubling food self-sufficiency and generating employment throughout the province.
“As we work with farmers and producers in the agriculture sector to expand and enhance this industry, the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources is pleased to launch the Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Guide to help connect farmers and producers, and the services they offer, to the public. I encourage anyone seeking local, Newfoundland and Labrador-produced goods and services to check out this excellent resource.”
Honourable Gerry Byrne
Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources
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The Way Forward on Agriculture
Fisheries and Land Resources