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Turkeys, Marketing, and Thanksgiving Tradition Invention

November 17th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Many Americans struggle to even imagine celebrating Thanksgiving without a deceased turkey on the table. Most don’t realize that in fact it’s a completely invented ‘tradition,’ woven from thin air about 200 years after the colonial celebration this holiday commemorates. The idea (surprise!) caught on like wildfire among industrial turkey producers; and the rest, as they say, is history. Modern Thanksgiving customs show clearly how we make up our own ‘traditions’ to follow – so why not create new ones, better suited to our own values of compassion and nonviolence


The Anatomy of a Genetically Modified Turkey [Infographic]

November 20th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

The folks at Ethical Ocean shared an infographic with us breaking down the trouble with typical Thanksgiving turkeys. If you haven't made it to the store yet, there's still time to vote against these practices with your pocketbook! It's a little bit hard to read at this size, but you can click on the photo to view a full-sized image that's much easier on the eyes


Top 7 Posts About Ideas for a Green Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2008 | by Reenita Malhotra

With the Thanksgiving Holiday just a few days away, you are probably focusing on how to have a green Thanksgiving. I have enjoyed reading tips and ideas from around the Green Options network and the blogosphere. Here are some of my favorite green Thanksgiving posts


The Perfect Turkey

November 17th, 2008 | by Stuart Stein

This may sound egotistical but I know a LOT more than you do about cooking a turkey. Allow me to [&hellip



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