Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I currently manage a maple operation for my aunt and uncle. I am searching for forested land to purchase and use as a maple sugar woods. And build a sugar house to make maple syrup. Ideally I would like to be in Washington County or as close to this area as possible. Looking for minimum of 50 forested acres with maple trees. Housing would be nice, but is not required.
Preferred location:Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, Westchester, Eastern, Southeast
Desired acreage:51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Electrical Access
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Other Crops
Description of livestock/crops:
Maple Syrup and Sugaring
Tenure options desired:For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
I would like a property that is for sale. I would consider a lease to own, but having such a large investment into a property I would like to own it.
Experience & education:Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship
I have been making maple syrup on my aunt and uncles farm that I now manage for 12+ years. I started helping in maple production at the age of ten and since then I have decided to pursue it as a career.