Maplestone Farm CSA and Pastured Meats LLC is a small family farm located seven miles southwest of Geneva, NY. Since 2012, they have been providing pastured poultry, naturally grown vegetables, and pastured pork to area consumers through their 60-member CSA and local farm-to-table restaurants. We are also passionate about advocating for local agriculture and educating chefs about where there food comes from and how to work with farmers on a seasonal, crop-available, whole-animal philosophy.
Location: Stanley, NY
Top 3 Products: Pastured poultry, vegetables, and pastured pork.
How has the Profit Team Program helped your farm?: We are just getting started, so we are excited to find out!
When you envision your farm business five years from now, what differences do you see?: I would like to be able to be known as THE premier local foods producer in the Finger Lakes. I would also like to be well-known as an agritourism destination for barn-weddings and events and farm-stays.
If you weren’t a farmer, what would your dream job be?: Being a farmer is my dream job!
What is your best piece of advice for an aspiring farmer?: Don’t grow too quickly (business-wise) and know your numbers! Also, take the time to network and make connections within the industry. It’s always important who you know.