Over 2,000 farms operate 500,000 acres of crop on prime agricultural land in Sarnia and the surrounding area. Considering the abundance of agricultural and bio-based products at Sarnia’s doorstep and with recent advancements in the local bioindustry, Sarnia is an ideal location for food processing and other value-added agriculture opportunities.
To support this sector, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, located in the Western Sarnia Lambton Research Park, and Lambton College’s Bio-Industrial Process Research Centre assist with access to funding, commercialization services and collaborative research.
At the county level, this sector provides over 2,267 jobs.
Agricultural businesses operating in Sarnia include locally significant companies like Parkland Farms, Fairwind Farms and Korney Korners.