Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees at Switz.R.Land Evergreen Tree Farm | Jane Boursaw Photo
Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees at Switz.R.Land Evergreen Tree Farm | Jane Boursaw Photo
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Looking for a fresh-cut Christmas Tree right here on the Old Mission Peninsula? Switz.R.Land Evergreen Tree Farm will be open this year, but only for a short while.

Owners Don and Barb Switzer report that they’ll be open for Christmas Tree sales from Friday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Dec. 5. That’s just a little over a week to get your tree, so put that on your schedule!

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They offer trees of all sizes, spruce or balsam fir, ready for cutting, fresh from the field. The trees are $5 per foot, and you can select your own tree. Don will cut it with his trusty chainsaw and haul it back to your car in a little sled.

Established in 1995, Switz.R.Land Evergreen Tree Farm is located at 19362 Center Road, on the right between Swaney Road and Tompkins Road as you’re heading out towards the lighthouse. They’re next to the new Fire Station 3.

To arrange a time to stop by and pick out your tree, give Don a call at (269) 491-0529.

A few photos from when we picked out our sweet little tree a couple years ago…

Switz.R.Land Evergreen Tree Farm: Tim Boursaw holds the tree up while Don Switzer cuts it | Jane Boursaw Photo
Switz.R.Land Evergreen Tree Farm: Tim Boursaw holds the tree up while Don Switzer cuts it | Jane Boursaw Photo
Don Switzer cutting a Christmas Tree on the Old Mission Peninsula | Jane Boursaw Photo
December 2019: Don Switzer of Switz-R-Land Tree Farm cutting a Christmas Tree on the Old Mission Peninsula | Jane Boursaw Photo
Don Switzer hauls a Christmas Tree back to the Gazette-Mobile | Jane Boursaw Photo
Don Switzer hauls a Christmas Tree back to the Gazette-Mobile | Jane Boursaw Photo

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