Land in Food Production

Approximately one-third of Surrey's land base is agricultural land, consisting of about 10,000 hectares of lowlands surrounding the Serpentine, the Nicomekl, and the Campbell Rivers. At any given time, however, not all land will be in use, and some land will be used for non-food producing purposes, such as fodder for horses. The amount of total farmland (inside and outside the Agricultural Land Reserve) that is used to produce food is a measure of Surrey's capacity to produce food locally, and it is the City's policy to see no net loss of agricultural land being used for food production over time. Data source: Statistics Canada.

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Last Updated January 29, 2020, 12:41 (PST)
First Published Date March 21, 2014
Maintainer Sustainability Office
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