Agriculture is an important economic sector in the Vernon area. Quick facts on the North Okanagan Regional District from the 2016 Agriculture Census include:
- 68,921 ha of land in the Agriculture Land Reserve
- 1,039 farms employing 1,411 people
- Total gross farm receipts account for $151.7 Million
- 8,762 ha of irrigated land
- 32 Organic Farms
- 288 Farms selling Direct to Consumers
For details on the types of crops, you can download the Regional District of North Okanagan Agricultural Brief.