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Traditional Thanksgiving Foods
Be Smart: The Surprising Origins of Thanksgiving Foods
Why are potatoes, corn, and turkey part of most North American suppers? Learn about where these foods came from.
This link to the Cranberry Institute offers the history of cranberries in North America, botanical information, harvest information and a link to a photo gallery.
Feasts of Thanksgiving
This lesson plan, created for elementary students, is based on Aboriginal Perspectives of thanksgiving. "Students explore Aboriginal foods and feast traditions, and make connections between Canadian Thanksgiving and other thanksgiving celebrations."
Indigenous Culinary Arts: The Three Sisters
Learn about the importance of the Three Sisters in the diet of Indigenous peoples of Canada
Is It Thanksgiving Without Cranberries?
Where to cranberries come from? Why do we eat them at Thanksgiving time? Learn all about them here!
Pumpkins & More
Find the answers to your questions about this large squash. Learn about pumpkin varieties, nutritional value, facts and history, growing tips, and more. From the University of Illinois Extension.
The Turkey Farmers of Canada website has recipes to help you prepare turkey for Thanksgiving or use up your leftovers. Did you know that 28% of Canadian turkeys are consumed at Thanksgiving?
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