About Waterloo County
A hub for both cutting-edge tech research and deeply rooted farming communities, Waterloo region offers an extraordinary combination of big-city innovation and rural tradition. The region has a population of over half-a-million people, most of which are concentrated in the Waterloo, Kitchener, and Cambridge Tri-City, as well as vast expanses of quiet countryside. Traditional farm and Mennonite communities have been operating successful agricultural ventures in Waterloo Region for generations creating the vibrant blend of urban and rural living – not to mention the flourishing local food scene - it features today. The county is known for its now iconic annual festivals, such as Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, Ocktoberfest, and Blues Fest, as well as a thriving economy. Positioned as the third-best place in Canada to find full-time employment, Waterloo Region is one of few places that offers a first-rate university, an international airport, as well as plentiful roadside farm stands and bustling farmers’ markets. Come discover your perfect agricultural investment opportunity in Waterloo Region – and be sure to grab some local honey while you’re at it.