We Celebrate Thanksgiving


November 24, 2022

Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: Home grown vegetable collage.

One of the more important holidays of the year occurs this week...Thanksgiving Day. Started by a proclamation by President George Washington in 1789, this day was intended to be a national day of thanksgiving for the bounty God had given to our nation. It was only celebrated intermittently until President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it a federal holiday in 1863.

One of the things President Lincoln was thankful for was the "the blessings of fruitful fields". Americans are known around the world for our ability to produce and harvest an abundance of crops that we share with the rest of the wor...

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