Tim & Angie Burton are the owners of Burton’s Maplewood Farm located on 28 acres in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana.
They have been producing 100% Pure and Barrel aged maple syrup on their farm for 8 years.
Most of their bulk syrup is featured on menu’s in Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco & Nashville.
Their Barrel Aged Maple Syrups are also offered online and at many Farmers Markets throughout the U.S.
The Burton’s Maplewood Farm Story
Identifying a potential new career. [2:40]
Could this actually work on Tim’s farm? [6:55]
A niche in a niche product. [10:12]
Investigating how to produce barrel aged syrup. [11:26]
Identifying and coining “fire infusion” [14:13]
Oprah’s Farewell Breakfast – guess who Tim and Angie sat with! [19:24]
Candle Flickering Moments
Transitioning from one business to another during a difficult ecomonic time. [22:40]
Putting in hard drive time commuting 10 hours each day for meetings and markets. [23:19]
A Few Whiskey Biz Facts
A whiskey barrel lesson. [12:23]
The Devil’s Cut. [15:45]
Business Building Insights
Identifying whether there is a market for your product. [7:37]
Growth and visibility came with Signature Barrels [17:01]
Farmer’s Market Goals and Plan. [24:43]
Analyzing if a market has performed. [29:22]
Tenacity and adaptability [30:44]
Square – accept credit cards anywhere.
Recommended Reading and Listening
Made in America by Sam Walton