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In photos: Where your Christmas tree was born

A visit to Pine Meadows Tree Farms in Chilliwack

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Tim Loewen cuts down Christmas trees at Pine Meadows Tree Farm, the family-owned tree farm bought by his father in 1970.

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Field worker Greg Schlaak unloads Christmas trees from the field before shipping them off for sale.

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Field workers Greg Schlaak and Dale Newfield use stilts to reach the tops of trees that need shaping.

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Christmas trees account for 35 per cent of the farm’s 400,000 trees.

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