Agriculture Secretary Charles M. Kuperus
will visit the prize-winning Black Oak Farm in Bethlehem
Township, Hunterdon County, at 1 p.m. on Wednesday,
December 4, to cut down a Christmas tree in an annual
event that heralds the start of the Christmas tree-selling
season in New Jersey.
Black Oak Farm is the winner of the annual contest
held by the New Jersey Christmas Tree Growers' Association
for the best Christmas tree grown in New Jersey.
New Jersey is home to more than 100 Christmas tree
farms, which generate an estimated $2 million in
Directions: Take Route 78 to Exit 12, turn north on
Charlestown Rd. (County Rte. 635). Go approximately
three miles to Mine Rd. (3rd road on left). Turn left
on Mine Rd. Go 7/10 of a mile . Black Oak Farm is on