We can all enjoy our Thanksgiving, with our loved ones, without putting turkeys on the chopping block. We can support American tradition without supporting the factory farm system that is causing suffering of our health, our planet and millions of animals.
Thanksgiving was a date I dreaded when newly vegan. Though fully committed to not consuming animals, and confidant I was doing the right thing, I felt some self-pity at the thought of the holiday meal.
The Turkey Confidential infographic from The Splendid Table is your guide to navigating the complexity of planning your Thanksgiving meal -- from ordering the turkey, to pre-making the sides, to eventually setting the table and popping that cork.
At Catskill Animal Sanctuary, the animals come first, and they know it. None of our free-rangers stand out more than Ethel and Blue, our two turkey girls. They are both curious, affectionate, and extremely social.