Sales of real Christmas trees taking off during pandemic

Joe Mazan
Updated: November 29, 2020 07:55 PM
Created: November 29, 2020 07:02 PM

When it comes to Christmas trees, many are choosing fresh over fake this year.

For some, it may be a chance to create special memories and find a bright spot amid the toll of the pandemic.

Dave Hansen, whose family owns Hansen Tree Farm in Ramsey, says tree sales are up 25-30%.

"State parks, pumpkin patches, apple orchards, they've all been busy, so yeah, we were ready for it," he said.


Copyright 2020 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook

LIVE UPDATES: Former Republican leaders attend Biden inaugural

Trump leaves White House, says 'It's been a great honor'

1 dead, 1 hurt following early-morning encampment fire in downtown St. Paul

Group files lawsuit seeking to block youth sports mask mandate

Minneapolis City Council president calls on Frey to reopen 38th and Chicago

Facing crush of crises, Biden will take helm as president