Thanksgiving, the Feast

As an American holiday, Thanksgiving tracks back to the “thanksgiving days” religious services and English harvest festivals brought to the New World by the Puritans and the Pilgrims. Around the world, many countries have celebrated or will be celebrating similar end-of-harvest celebrations that include bountiful feasts of special dishes. Monsanto has produced an infographic FAQ about the sources and history of the food to be found on many American tables this Thursday. Did you know that almost all turkeys to be eaten this week—45 million—were raised in Minnesota? Click here for more fascinating facts.