Business Planning Resources
- Maple Business Digital Marketing Assessment — A brief worksheet to begin mapping out the phases of a digital marketing plan for your operation. (UVM Extension)
- One-Page Maple Business Plan — A simple worksheet for collecting the basic components of your business plan. (UVM Extension)
- Maple Rental Rates Fact Sheet — An overview describing aspects of maple rental agreements and listing important considerations.
- Maple Rental Rates: Percent of Gross Revenue — Charts to establish a per tap rental rate based on both the market price for syrup and sap yield.
- Maple Lease Checklist — This educational resource includes a number of key questions for the parties of a lease to discuss in order to develop an appropriate document for their situation.
- 2020 Sugarbush Lease Guide and 2020 Sugarhouse Lease Guide — Resources designed for maple syrup producers, maple sap producers and forest land owners to consider, discuss and formalize lease agreements.
- Entity Set-Up Questionnaire for Maple Businesses — This questionnaire documents key features of a business to guide legal professionals and owners to an appropriate entity selection.