Buy Local: Chatham County Christmas Trees!

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Field of Carolina Sapphire trees

Field of Carolina Sapphire trees at Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm. They also grow Virginia pine, cypress, and cedar. Photo by Debbie Roos.

For those who like to buy local and are planning to get a Christmas tree and/or wreath, Chatham County has two great options for you to get locally grown! See below for details.

Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm

Address: 2170 Martha’s Chapel Rd., Apex, NC

Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm is celebrating their 28th year and their Opening Weekend is a few days away, November 19-20! This beautiful farm offers both Choose & Cut trees as well as pre-cut trees and many exciting activities including hayrides, a Christmas shop with locally made and sourced items, a very popular concession stand, and more. Freshly made wreaths can also be ordered through their website.

Note that reservations are required for visitors (at no cost) during the weekend after Thanksgiving (Friday-Sunday) and the first weekend of December. This helps to ensure that visitors have an enjoyable visit with limited delays. Book your reservation for these two weekends on the farm’s website.

For more information about Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm, visit their website, and follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Grower Diana May measures and tags a 16 foot tall Carolina Sapphire tree.

Grower Diana Maravich-May measures and tags a 16 foot tall Carolina Sapphire tree at Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm. They offer trees of all sizes. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Field of young trees at Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm

Field of young trees at Jordan Lake Christmas Tree Farm. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Phillips Farms of Chatham

Address: 6581 Hwy 64 W, Pittsboro, NC

Phillips Farms is located a few miles west of Pittsboro right on Hwy 64. They have been growing their own Choose & Cut trees for over 15 years and also offer fresh-cut Fraser firs from Alleghany County, NC. Visitors can also pick up fresh wreaths and garlands while at the farm.

Phillips Farm will open for the season the day after Thanksgiving and will be open seven days a week through the season.

For more information about Phillips Farms of Chatham, visit their website, and follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Phillips Farm Christmas Trees.

Phillips Farm Choose & Cut Christmas Trees. They grow white pines and Leyland cypress. Photo by Debbie Roos.

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Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production Call Debbie Email Debbie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center
Posted on Nov 15, 2022
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