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Gary Porttin, alongside son Ryker, fells a Christmas tree at R Family Tree Farm near Sylvan Lake.

Tree farmers growing magic and memories this holiday season

Demand is up for fresh-cut Christmas trees this year — and getting them can be half the fun

Reading Time: 4 minutes A little holiday cheer is in high demand at Christmas tree farms this year. “There’s a big demand for our trees this season,” said Peter Kappeler, owner of Fir Ever Green Tree Farm near Falun. “It’s become a big thing to take the whole family out to the farm and get a fresh Christmas tree.” […] Read more