Corona Update: See updated pricing below for what we will be paying for logs during these uncertain times.

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have about marketing your products - both standing timber and gatewood, biomass chip wood to high-grade veneer logs, we offer competitive pricing and prompt payment.


Canopy Timber Alternatives, Inc. sells its forest products to a variety of markets throughout New England, North America, Europe and Asia. We'd be happy to talk to you about whatever forest products you are looking to buy.


Canopy provides a huge variety of northern hardwood and softwood logs species.

Sustainably harvested

Canopy TA is committed to healthy forests forever, and continues to support education for landowners, foresters and logging personnel.


Need help getting your logs moved? Give us a call, we can help.


New yard locations in Castleton, Vermont and West Paris, Maine


Whether you have a single log or a million board feet, Canopy Timber Alternatives, Inc. is looking to work with you on marketing your forest products. We buy year-round, offering competitive pricing on all grades of all species of northern hardwood and softwood logs and veneer. We also buy log-length firewood and hardwood and softwood pulp on your landing. Our pay-week runs weekly - all logs delivered by 5pm Friday will be paid for the following Wednesday morning. Earlier payment can be arranged. We also provide trucking service if you need help getting your logs moved. Please have a look at the price sheets below and give us a call with any questions.

Competitive Pricing

The average price our company pays for standing timber always exceeds the regional market average.

Trucking Service

Need help getting your logs moved? Give us a call, we can help.

Site Visits

We are happy to do site visits to inspect your logs prior to shipping.

Land Owners

Buying standing timber and doing great work is our passion, and is a major component of our business. If you are an owner of standing timber or a forester working as an owner's agent and are looking to capitalize on timber while practicing good, sustainable forestry on the land, we would love to work with you on your project. We are flexible on working with owners to set up an appropriate contract for their timber, and always keep the clients' interests and objectives as our first priority.

Price Sheets

See updated pricing for what we will be paying for logs during these uncertain times. All prices are subject to change without notice due to the volatility of the market situation. Call or email with any questions regarding certain species or grades.

Per state mandates we are encouraging suppliers not to visit our log yards, and truck drivers delivering logs to please write information on the logs and/or leave any load slips in designated boxes outside of the office areas. Thank you for the continued business and please stay healthy and safe.

Effective: Corona Spring 2019-2020


Changes and Updates Grading and Pricing subject to change without notice. Please visit for up-to-date pricing and specs.
Mixed Loads Buying all species and grades of hard and softwood logs, veneer, figured wood, and some short logs (6-7', of #1 quality or better: red oak, hard maple, and yellow birch).
Delivery Prices are as-delivered to Canopy Log Yard in East Middlebury, VT or 1656 Rte 4A in Castleton, VT. Staff/Loader Service available 6:30am-4:00pm, M-F.
Unattended Delivery Self-unloading trucks may deliver 24/7. Mark loads clearly with Source, Date, Trucker, and Trucking Rate.
Payment Payment is issued on Wednesday for the previous week-ending at 4pm Friday.
Contact Office: 802/388-1548; Fax: 802/388-1588; Email:

About Us

Canopy Timber Alternatives, Inc. began in 1997 as a stumpage-buying company that offering environmentally-friendly sustainable harvesting to private and municipal landowners.

The early years...

Contact Information

Canopy Timber Alternatives
P.O. Box 463
Middlebury, VT 05740
John Anderson, Owner

Yard Locations

Middlebury, Vermont
3311 Rte 7 S, Middlebury, VT 05753
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Castleton, Vermont
3311 Rte 7 S, Middlebury, VT 05753
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West Paris, Maine
3311 Rte 7 S, Middlebury, VT 05753
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Yard Hours

All Locations: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 4:00pm

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