Cedar Valley Forest is thought to be the area’s oldest Christmas tree farm, but this year — for the first time in nearly six decades — it didn’t open; its founder died two years ago. The founder’s son, John Russell, recently walked through the trees that remain on the De Soto farm.
Cedar Valley Forest is thought to be the area’s oldest Christmas tree farm, but this year — for the first time in nearly six decades — it didn’t open; its founder died two years ago. The founder’s son, John Russell, recently walked through the trees that remain on the De Soto farm. Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
Cedar Valley Forest is thought to be the area’s oldest Christmas tree farm, but this year — for the first time in nearly six decades — it didn’t open; its founder died two years ago. The founder’s son, John Russell, recently walked through the trees that remain on the De Soto farm. Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com

In a big year for live Christmas trees, one area farm goes dark

December 23, 2015 9:25 AM