Attended a workshop on this... the theory sounds easy. The reality is an absurd amount of work... and you need GPS!
No actually, if you're into people this can be fun, sort of. People do all sorts of things (like drop trash) you might not want, but they do pay money. However, here in VT the harvest season and the tourism season don't run parallel, so the corn grown for the mazes is chopped and left in the field as compost.
a better idea, is to grow your corn , and then bundle the stalks by hand, and sell them for 5.00 a bundle at a farmers market ....
a couple of years ago i made 300.00 in one day , and i even took orders for more !
and this was just inside fargo north dakota .... you know, cornstalks anywhere you look !
Several places around here do corn mazes. One started it, and it's still the biggest, and gets the newspaper coverage...you know, what the design is this time. There's usually a theme, often connected with the military. It's also usually in conjunction with other stuff, like pumpkin buying for the kids, hay rides, etc. A regular month long fall festival.
I've never been. I've seen corn. I've been lost. I don't need to put them together.
My daughter and her friends went to one of these things and spent HOURS!
They also had "pumpkin catapults" where the young people (ages 18-26) tried to send a pumpkin farther than anyone with a huge catapult.
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