Posted by on December 2, 2021 10:02 pm
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Firewood Sales Surge Ahead of Expected Chilly Winter Weather

Americans are feeling the burn of home-heating costs like never before this holiday season. But rather than watch their dollars go up in smoke paying for oil or propane, many are stocking up on firewood to stay warm during the winter months. At AZ Wood Farmer in Apache Junction, Arizona, owner Doug Trapp said there’s definitely been a steady rise in demand for firewood this year, as more people choose to stay at home. “People are cooking at home. People are staying home more, because the cost of food has gone through the roof,” Trapp said. “Everybody is worried. Everybody is concerned.” And with the increased demand for firewood comes higher prices. A 4-by-16-foot bundle of season mixed local firewood currently sells for $490 at AZ Wood Farmer—$575 for shaggy juniper, and $775 for pecan. At Firewood by Jerry in New River, Arizona, a full cord of seasoned firewood now …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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