For Immediate Release - November 21, 2012

FRIDAY: STATE AGRICULTURAL OFFICIALS TO KICK OFF HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE CUTTING CEREMONY

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT:On Friday, November 23, 2012, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) Commissioner Gregory Watson will join local elected officials and community members at the Vandervalk Farm in Mendon to kick off the holiday season with the annual harvesting of a Massachusetts-grown Christmas tree.

Massachusetts residents can find locally-grown trees from any one of the 284 Christmas tree farms here in the Commonwealth.
WHO:DAR Commissioner Watson
Local elected officials
Casey & Susan Vandervalk, Vandervalk Farm
WHEN:Friday     November 23, 2012     11 a.m.
WHERE:Vandervalk Farm, 25 Lovell Street, Mendon

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