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June Newsletter

Caroline Anderson - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Green Express June 2015

When you live in Oregon you learn to expect the UNEXPECTED; sunny and nice can turn to cold and miserable in short order. The opposite is also true, and Spring is a time in which these tendencies are on full display. The peculiar thing is that one learns to love them as variety is definitely the spice of life. Seguing off of that premise (unrelated as it may seem), it is also very true that when it comes to Supply and Demand, expect the EXPECTED when there is more demand than supply available, prices always rise; there are no exceptions and there are no surprises.  Read More

Christmas Tree Industry Article Feature

Caroline Anderson - Monday, March 23, 2015

A little bonus coverage for everyone!!!
Ken was interviewed for the attached article done last December; we finally received the copy of the article which includes some fantastic information on our industry. Read More

March Newsletter

Caroline Anderson - Wednesday, March 18, 2015

McKenzie Green Express March 2015
I wanted to take a little time to get back to everyone with a quick update after the commotion of Christmas and The New Year.
Christmas is our Super Bowl; we have now moved on to a new, yet familiar phase which, though less hectic, is crucial to our collective success (the “off season” to continue with the sports analogy). I always thought it would be fun to write about and in fact answer a question I get quite often.
“What do you do the rest of the year?”
I thought this Newsletter would provide a good opportunity to at least partially answer that persistent question. Read More

October & November 2014 Newsletter

Caroline Anderson - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

MCKENZIE FARMS GREEN EXPRESS

OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2014

GROWERS OF SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS TREES”
THIS YEAR WE CELEBRATE 504 YEARS SINCE THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREE WAS DECORATED.  THE HISTORICAL BEGINNING OF THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREE WAS IN RIGA, LATVIA IN THE YEAR 1510.  THE CHRISTMAS TREE WAS ERECTED IN THE TOWN SQUARE AND WAS DECORATED WITH PAPER FLOWERS AND DRIED FRUIT.  THE DECORATED CHRISTMAS TREE BECAME A SYMBOL FOR THE TOWN’S PEOPLE FOR UNITY, HOPE, FAMILY AND THE BIRTH OF CHRIST. AFTER 504 YEARS THE TRADITION CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. Read More

McKenzie Farms Green Express June-August 2014 Newsletter

Caroline Anderson - Monday, June 02, 2014

MCKENZIE FARMS GREEN EXPRESS… “GROWERS OF SIGNATURE TREES”

JUNE-AUGUST 2014

We are proud to announce the purchase of SILVER MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS TREES’ tree inventory. SILVER MOUNTAIN, under the direction of Jim and Shirley Heater, has been selling quality Christmas Trees since 1968. Their attention to quality, customer service, and complete satisfaction is legendary. With the combined inventories of MCKENZIE FARMS and SILVER MOUNTAIN, we now have the largest Christmas Tree Inventory of any Grower in the United States. With our combined inventory and our Network Growers, we have over 10,000,000 trees with an annual yield in excess of 1,000,000 trees. The Jim Heater and McKenzie Cook families invite you to come to Oregon and see for yourself the “MCKENZIE FARMS CUSTOMER ADVANTAGE” Read More

MCKENZIE FARMS GREEN EXPRESS……”GROWERS OF SIGNATURE TREES”

Caroline Anderson - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

DEAR FRIENDS,
ONE YEAR AGO THIS MONTH WE INTRODUCED OUR COMMUNICATION LINK “MCKENZIE FARMS GREEN EXPRESS” WITH OUR ASSOCIATES, OUR CUSTOMERS, AND OUR PARTNERS. THE DIRECTION AND PURPOSE OF THE “GREEN EXPRESS” IS TO COMMUNICATE THE ACTIVITIES OF MCKENZIE FARMS, ITS MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY, AND TRENDS WITHIN THE CHRISTMAS TREE INDUSTRY. OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU IS A TWENTY-THREE YEAR HISTORY BASED ON THE FOUNDATION THAT WE NEVER COMPROMISE ON QUALITY. Read More

June/July 2013 McKenzie Farms Green Express Newsletter

Caroline Anderson - Friday, May 24, 2013

MCKENZIE FARMS GREEN EXPRESS……..JUNE/JULY 2013

MCKENZIE FARMS HAS NEW OWNERSHIP……... I RECENTLY GIFTED 50% OF MCKENZIE FARMS.

(25% EACH TO MY DAUGHTER, CAREY ANDERSON AND MY SON, TOM COOK) CAREY AND TOM HAVE BEEN ACTIVE IN THE BUSINESS FOR MANY YEARS AND HAVE DISPLAYED THE PASSION, THE CONVICTION, THE PERSEVERANCE AND THE COMMITMENT TO CONTINUE THE MCKENZIE FARMS TRADITION. AS I PASS THE TORCH, I AM CONFIDENT THAT OUR ASSOCIATES, OUR GROWERS AND OUR CUSTOMERS WILL CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE THE HIGHEST QUALITY AND A WINNING FORMULA FOR SUCCESS. Read More

CORRECTION - McKenzie Farms Green Express July / August Newsletter

Caroline Anderson - Friday, July 06, 2012

IT IS ALWAYS A PLEASURE FOR ME TO SIT DOWN AT MY COMPUTER TO SHARE THE LATEST NEWS OF THE CHRISTMAS TREE INDUSTRY AND UPDATE YOU WITH THE LATEST HAPPENINGS AT MCKENZIE FARMS.  Read More

McKenzie Farms Green Express - Vol. I

Caroline Anderson - Wednesday, April 18, 2012

APRIL-MAY 2012
THE MCKENZIE FARMS NEWSLETTER SHALL HEREAFTER BE REFERRED TO AS THE “MCKENZIE FARMS GREEN EXPRESS”. CHRISTMAS TREES ARE GREEN AND EVER GROWING AND WE AS GROWERS HAVE EMBRACED OUR “GREEN” ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES AS GOOD STEWARDS OF THE LAND. THE MCKENZIE FARMS GREEN EXPRESS WILL BE OUR CONDUIT FOR SHARING WITH YOU THE NEWS OF OUR COMPANY, THE NEWS OF OUR INDUSTRY AND CHAMPION THE FEATURES, ADVANTAGES AND BENEFITS OF THE “FRESH CUT" CHRISTMAS TREE. Read More