Scugog contains some of the best
farmland in Southern Ontario. The geology
of the area features loam, clay, and gravel
substrata. Seventy-five thousand acres of the
township is covered with four hundred farms.
The farms bring in over fifty million dollars a
year into the local economy. Strawberries,
raspberries, and garden vegetables are grown
in the area. Also, the micro-climate of The
Oak Ridges Moraine allows for fruit
orchards, and vineyards. Commercial
sugarbush operators produce fine maple
products in the spring.
There are three industrial parks in Scugog
Township, and a number of other industrial
sites. They are in close proximity to
highways 7,12, and 7A, making all of Ontario
very accessible. Scugog is already home to a
variety of 25 secondary industry businesses.
Port Perry is well known for its shopping.
Many service businesses have decided to
locate in Port Perry, including restaurants,
clothing stores, and specialty stores. A large
portion of the business comes from tourists
visiting Port Perry from larger cities such as
Toronto and Oshawa.