Sales of natural Christmas trees are off to a good start in the region — thanks to very un-Christmas like weather. At Joe’s Trees in Craig County, the weekend after Thanksgiving can be a big one for families to come out and choose and cut their own tree. Owner Sue Bostic says winter weather can hinder sales, but warm conditions are a big boost. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.[audio:http://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/11-28-Christmas-Trees-WEB.mp3|titles=11-28 Christmas Trees-WEB]
Click here for the Virginia Christmas Tree Growers’ Association web site. It includes a list of farms and lots that sell Virginia-grown trees.