SHARON COLLINS is a Catskills Mountains native and lifelong farmer. She grew up on a dairy farm and transitioned to a pure maple syrup and specialty food manufacturer in 1990. She is a pioneer in the value-added product business.
Her fascination with homegrown and locally produced seasonal products has fueled her entire business model as the owner and operator of Buck Hill Farm. She developed a diversified homestead into a year-round agritourism destination. The farm serves full country breakfast every weekend, all year, featuring home-raised pastured pork, beef, eggs and the farm’s own pancake mixes. She is the co-author of Pancakes Make People Happy.