Janet Gustafson presents the 2017 edition of her gingerbread village. (Photos by Mary Compton/ H-F Chronicle) In May, Christmas is the last thing on most people’s minds, but for Janet Gustafson it’s when the wheels start turning about her massive gingerbread village. She’s been creating the display for the past five decades. Gustafson designs the entire project, which is never the same from year to year and she uses a variety of skills in putting it together. She’s a baker. An artisan. An engineer . . .
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