A Thanksgiving bird from Hickory Nut Gap Farm tells the story of a family that farms with love and intention. For generations, they’ve chosen methods that are good for their livestock, their land, and their community.
Over the years, a lot has changed about how we celebrate Thanksgiving, but certain traditions — gatherings of family and friends, football in the backyard, and a turkey on the table — have stood the test of time.
A writer looks back on the Thanksgiving tradition that’s stayed with him since grad school. In those days, when it felt like everything was changing, he and his friends found comfort in a new sense of home.