Category Archives: Hunter’s Tree Farm
The Hunter family of the Olympic Peninsula farm, dating back to the 1880s, began growing Christmas trees in 1948. In the 1950s the Hunters began selling cut trees in Seattle. After the site in the present Northgate area closed, the … Continue reading
Although another neighborhood of Seattle claims to be the Center of the Universe, the Wedgwood neighborhood has a center of activity called The Gathering Place at the Hunter Tree Farm. In October 2016 the site has once again been transformed … Continue reading
Each year, the Hunter Tree Farm sells Christmas trees at 7744 35th Ave NE in Wedgwood, opening right after Thanksgiving. This article is the story of the Hunter family and how they came to establish their Christmas tree lot in … Continue reading
December in the Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle is full of good cheer with charity drives, holiday decorations and shopping opportunities. In businesses on 35th Ave NE clustered around the intersection of NE 85th Street you will find Giving Trees … Continue reading
The Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle has several claims to fame. It is the birthplace of the Burke-Gilman Trail and is one of the most tree-conscious neighborhoods of Seattle (see category on this blog: trees.) A unique space in Wedgwood, … Continue reading
While best known for its annual Christmas tree sales lot in December, the Hunter Tree Farm property at 7744 35th Ave NE in Wedgwood, is open to the community for year-round use. In the summer of 2011 Wedgwood neighborhood activists … Continue reading
The Wedgwood Post Office at 7714 35th Ave NE and the Hunter Tree Farm at 7744 are on the former site of the Herkenrath house, built in 1926.