The Township of Amaranth's fertile soil and large tracts of uninterrupted land offer farmers excellent opportunities to grow a variety of crops successfully. Amaranth also hosts animal production with beef, sheep and dairy cattle present throughout the region. The small businesses that support agribusiness are in Amaranth too with room for more. The light industrial lands to the south of the township along highway 109 are home to a division of Woolwich Dairy, North America's largest manufacturer of quality goat cheese products. If Greenfield development is what you require Amaranth can help your business. Check out their website for more information.
The equine sector is prominent in Amaranth as land prices are reasonable, water is plentiful and land use policies are amenable to horses. The equine sector is important in Dufferin County and Amaranth has embraced it with support for the sector and a focus on the economic opportunities.
The Township of Amaranth has an active Economic and Sustainability Advisory Committee (EDSAC) that provides support to local businesses while looking to attract new business to the community. The committee has recognized local food as an excellent opportunity for local farmers and new farmers alike. By offering a certified kitchen for rent to small producers to prepare their products, the EDSAC has shown commitment to the support fo local food entrepreneurs. Amaranth is putting its money behind projects that will build economic prosperity in the Township and the surrounding areas. To learn more about Amaranth's business sector visit the EDSA
Susan M. Stone
- Phone: (519) 941-1007