The holiday season is upon us! Get into the spirit of the season by visiting one of Connecticut’s picturesque Christmas tree farms. For a complete list of Christmas tree farms closest to Astoria, please see below.
Connecticut’s some 500 Christmas tree farms are officially open for business, offering customers fresh Connecticut Grown trees. Not only is searching for the perfect tree a festive and time-honored family tradition, but it supports our state’s economy, the hardworking farmers, and our agriculture.
According to the Connecticut DEEP, nearly 4,000 acres of Connecticut farmland are planted with Christmas trees – the 13th largest acreage in the U.S. “The Christmas tree industry in Connecticut has grown significantly in recent years and now contributes about $10 million in annual economic activity,” they say.
Here is a list of the farms near Astoria from pickyourownchristmastree.org. Please make sure to call ahead, as HamletHub did not call each farm to verify the information below.
Many Christmas tree farms also offer more joys of the season including hayrides, Santa visits, hot cocoa, and a local market.
The Connecticut Christmas Tree Growers Association Department of Agriculture’s website www.Ctgrown.gov/trees has a brochure with more information on tree farms.
For a comprehensive list of tree farms in Connecticut, visit pickyourownchristmastree.org here.