BLACK ROOSTER MAPLE – engineer turned maple farmer produces pure Adirondack maple products including a famous apple brandy infused maple syrup using kegs from a local distillery. Kirk and Kristy Bassarab came to the SBDC for assistance to identify sources of funding to replace inefficient processing equipment, build a larger sugarhouse, and increase maple taps. Business advisor Angela Smith helped them to developed a business plan and financial projections to secure an SBA guaranteed loan with Community Bank as well as a NYS New Farmer Grant.


ECONOMIC IMPACT: $158,000 and 2 jobs.


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