The North Carolina Christmas Tree Industry (56 images)

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As the US economy falters, one business that seems to be prospering, is that of the Christmas tree farmer.
Ashe County, North Carolina exports over 2 million trees every year and that flow has not decreased this season.
In the week leading up to Thanksgiving, the local farmers worked up to 20 hour a day to get the trees out to businesses that booked the trees as early as January.
As more people stay home for the holidays to save money, they still seem to feel that the...
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