Late Thanksgiving has tree sellers shifting plans
CARLTON — Jim Whorton, owner of Chub Lake Tree Farm, broke with tradition this weekend.
“We’ve been opening on the Friday after Thanksgiving for 30 years now. But not this year,” he said.
With Thanksgiving landing unusually late on Nov. 28 this year, Whorton said: “I couldn’t wait that long.”
The cut-your-own tree farm on Carlton’s southern outskirts opened for business on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, but traffic was light.
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