My wife Colleen, my children and I own and operate Stanton's Feura Farm and Market in Feura Bush, NY. We grow 100 Acres of fruit and vegetables and have 1/2 acre of Greenhouse. We utilize the Market for selling our products as well as purchasing for our 2 stands. I have been on the board of Directors since 2000 serving as Secretary, Vice President and am currently President.
I am owner/operator of Burger’s Farm in Schenectady NY. We grow 30 acres of vegetables and have 30,000 sq. ft. of Greenhouse space. I participate in the Menands Market during both the flower and vegetable selling seasons. I utilize the farmer’s square as well as sell to wholesale tenants. I have been on the Board of Directors since 2002, currently serving as the Vice-president of the Board. I am also chairman of the personnel committee and serve on the building committee.
Originally located in Colonie, NY as Engel’s Farm and Market, Cindy and I relocated to Brunswick, NY in 2010, building everything from the ground up and reopening in June of 2011 as Engel’s Acres. At Engel’s Acres, we grow most vegetables seen in our store, as it is in season. I am currently on the Board of Directors as Treasurer.
I am owner operator of The Chatham Berry Farm LLC in Chatham NY. I started The Berry Farm in 1982 it consists of 18 acres of Berry Crops, 2 hydroponic vegetable production greenhouses, 2 production berry houses and 2 bedding plant houses and a Cidery. Our Farm has been honored by Columbia County many times in recent years in 2019 we received best farm market, best garden center, best specialty food store, best farm and best new business ( Greenhouse Cidery) I have been on the board a couple of times the first in 1998 and recently since 2019. I currently am the board secretary and serve on the personnel committee .