Environmental activist David Suzuki went to elementary and high school in Leamington.
Leamington is the “Tomato Capital” of Canada. The town was home to a Heinz factory from 1908 to 2014. However, the town still produces Heinz products at its Highbury Canco plant.
Chatham-Kent is the number one producer of pumpkins, tomatoes, carrots, and more in Canada.
Leamington has the largest concentration of commercial greenhouses in all of North America.
The community of Wheatley is home to the World’s Largest Fresh Water Fishing Port.