We wanted to pop in to wish each of you a Happy Thanksgiving wherever you may be. Today we're spending time near Prince George, VA with family, friends — and of course food!
Basil also wanted to pop in to let you know he's thinking about you too (along with all the turkeys and deer he's been spotting down here by the river):
To give back in a small way, we spent the day yesterday preparing and cooking one of the three 17 pound heritage breed turkeys from Lockhart Family Farm that will be served alongside a full Thanksgiving spread for 3 local Richmond families in need today:
Find out more about the Co-op's Thanksgiving donation initiative, along with all the other local restaurants and food purveyors who donated their food, skills and time here.
With food and community so close to our hearts, Mary and I hope this becomes an annual tradition and one that we'll be able to continue to lend a helping hand.
P.S. For those of you that watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, here's a fun article from The Wire with a big list of throwback parade balloon photos.