The Christmas tree shortage of 2017 traces back to recession in 2007

The Christmas tree shortage of 2017 traces back to recession in 2007

By Alyssa Williams / Cronkite News Arizona’s current Christmas tree shortage began 10 years ago when the recession hit. “I’m expecting that we’ll run out of trees early this year,” said Mel Cooper, owner of Arizona Valley View Christmas Tree Lots. Christmas tree production was at a peak in the winter of 2007, which was […]