New York State Christmas trees waiting to be cut.
November 19, 2021
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Lake Luzerne, NY

Tree Cutting to Promote NYS Christmas Tree Farms and Kick Off the Holiday Season

Tree Cutting to Promote NYS Christmas Tree Farms and Kick Off the Holiday Season

WHAT:      The New York State Agriculture Commissioner will promote the purchase of New York State grown Christmas trees with a special tree-cutting event at River Bend Christmas Tree Farm. The 8’ Canaan fir tree will be displayed at the Adirondack Welcome Center to encourage consumers to buy local trees this holiday season.

Local trees will be on display across the state at each of New York’s regional Welcome Centers and its Taste NY stores. New York’s Christmas tree industry is estimated to be a $13.8 million industry and there are approximately 750 tree farms across the state.

 

WHEN:     Tuesday, November 23, 11:00 am

 

WHERE:   River Bend Christmas Tree Farm

                 164 East River Drive
                  Lake Luzerne, New York 12846

 

WHO:       State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball

River Bend Christmas Tree Farm Owner Jim Carpenter

Representatives from the Adirondack Welcome Center and the Christmas Tree Farmers’ Association of New York