Christmas tree shortage less severe here than elsewhere

LAUREN MCNALLY, LEFT, Catherine Harrison and Dani Ellis celebrate after cutting their Christmas tree at Werner Tree Farm in Middlebury on Dec. 9. Werner had a limited supply of taller cut-your-own trees this year, but their sizeable pre-cut inventory is likely to keep them open through Christmas Eve. Other places in Vermont and the rest of the country have not been so lucky. Independent photo/Christopher Ross

As the 2021 Christmas tree season got under way, a Vermont wholesaler that sells to out-of-state markets approached the folks at Werner Tree Farm in Middlebury and offered to buy their entire stock for $60 a tree — well above the retail price.

We’re glad you’re interested in this valuable content! Please understand that in order for us to be able to fund reporters covering local news, we need your help! For full access to this story and all online content, please log in or subscribe to the Addison Independent.

More News

Psychology professor to speak on “Embracing Solitude” at Ilsley Library on Tuesday

In an AAUW talk titled “Embracing Solitude for Psychological Well Being” at Ilsley Library … (read more)


Prosecutor faces pressure and scrutiny

The county’s top prosecutor is seeing increasing calls for her resignation or removal from … (read more)


Two vie for open seat on Bristol selectboard

Town Meeting Day voting in Bristol will feature a two-way race to fill an open seat on tow … (read more)

Share this story: