Sugarbush at Maverick Farm

550 acres

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Contact Name:

Property Location:

426 Maverick Farm Road Royalton, VT 05068
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The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:

550.0

Total acres available for agriculture:

0.0

Acres of forested land:

520.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

0.0

Acres of pasture:

30.0

Quality of land:

Sugarbush including 23,000 taps in Central Vermont with an annual production of ±11,000 gallons

Farm Information

Water sources present:

None available

Barns and sheds:

Available

Farmer housing:

None available

Equipment and machinery:

Available

Equipment and machinery details:

All equipment is in good working condition and includes the following: 55 HP John Deere AWD Tractor, AEBI Tractor, Metavic forestry trailer, Snow blower, Flail mower, Brush hog, Backhoe for John Deere, ATVs, snowmachines

Farm infrastructure details:

Fully functional operation with tubing installed for all taps, vac system and RO: 12 Membrane RO, 12 x 4 stainless steel steam finishing pan, Steamaway, 17,000 gal glass lined storage tanks (2), 7,500 gal glass lined storage tank, 6,500 gal glass lined storage tank, 5,000 gal stainless steel storage tank, 2,500 gal poly storage tank

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Other

Other:

Sugarbush manager wanted. Potential to transition to lease arrangement and/or ownership.

Additional Information

Looking for individual to assume sugarbush management role and work alongside existing employees. Potential to transition to lease arrangement and/or ownership. Good mechanical skills—forestry, chain saw and sugaring experience required. Needs high executive function and communication skills to efficiently organize resources and optimize production. Must have high integrity and be a committed steward of the land. Working knowledge of computers.

The job is 90% maple syrup production including selective thinning of forests and 10% property management for homeowner residing on property. 

Responsibilities to include:

· Executing Forest Management Plan

· Tapping and syrup production responsibility

· Maintaining woods roads and open fields

· Purchasing, operation, and maintenance of sugaring and farm equipment and buildings

· Managing employees

A competitive salary will be offered based on experience and includes health insurance benefits. A successful candidate will have an opportunity to lease and/or own the sugarbush.

To apply please describe your interest and send your resume to send to: [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>