In recent years, climate and pandemic-related setbacks have altered the growth and supply of Christmas trees across the country. With an average-sized tree taking eight years to grow, it’s becoming harder for farmers to meet the steady demand for trees each holiday season.
Connecticut farmer John
When the whirl of the blow dryer faded out the sound of my mother’s voice, I knew we’d be leaving soon. I watched as the stylist stepped over the chopped ends of the ash-brown hair, nodding as my mom rambled on.
We’d been in the salon
When Tyra Palmer started her nail business nearly two years ago, her days would often end with lightheadedness and nausea.
Despite taking protective measures like wearing a face mask and operating in a properly ventilated space, doing the most routine aspects of her job – from