Elijah Chiland

Reporter for Curbed LA

Reporter for Curbed LA

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Tis the season of going to a parking lot full of Christmas trees to haggle with a vendor and bring home a tree. But where do LA’s Christmas trees actually come from?

Why most Christmas trees in LA come from Oregon and North Carolina

Tis the season of going to a parking lot full of Christmas trees to haggle with a vendor and bring home a tree. But where do LA’s Christmas trees actually come from?

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