The Thanksgiving meal is about as American and traditional as it gets with nearly every family in the United States celebrating this national holiday – most with a roasted turkey on the table. Although many dishes have changed little in the past hundred years – bread stuffing, cornbread, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans – the turkey has changed dramatically. Before I tell you how the turkey has changed, I want to say this is not about shaming those who choose to eat turkey. The purpose is to inform the reader of what many turkey farmers, cooperatives, processors, and food companies don’t want consumers to know about the turkey on your table. Read more
Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is all about showing thanks for what we have been given but what about celebrating a day where we give thanks for the living?
If you happen to be in the northeast (NY, NJ, CT, MA, VT, or NH) and are looking to see the Fall foliage leaves, enjoy a delicious meal, and spend an afternoon with family, friends, and 300 very sociable animals, consider driving to Woodstock, New York on Sunday, October 12, 2014 when the 9th annual ThanksLiving will take place at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. Read more