NEW YORK, (18 NEWS) – The New York State Agriculture Commission and the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York have set up a tree-farm locator to help you find tree farms near you.
Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball encourages residents to support local tree growers this holiday season by buying trees from these farms.
There are about 875 tree farms in Upstate New York. Roughly 300,000 trees sold each year. The Association said these sales totaled $ 8 million for tree farmers.
Here are some tree farm locations based on the tree-farm locator:
̵[ads1]1; PINE VALLEY CHRISTMAS TREE FARM
3651 Watkins Road, Pine Valley, NY 14872
– EMPIRE EVERGREENS
766 Addison Road, Painted Post, NY 14870
– STEPHENS TREE FARMS
4420 County Road 61, Canisteo NY 14823
– BUTTONWOOD CREEK FARM
3918 State Route 14A, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
– SOUTH WIND TREE FARMS
240 W Candor Rd., Candor, NY 13743
You can use the association's tree-farm locator to find other tree farms near you and across New York. The locator requires a zip code and the distance can be manually set.