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Alright, United States of Americans, Thanksgiving is almost here! I know of a certain toddler who has been asking for days to "Go to Thanksgiving," after hearing promises of turkey, spaghetti (What? It's a family tradition.) and pie. We seem to love talking about food here on Heifer Blog, so we'd be remiss if we didn't present you with links to help you make the most of your (environmentally friendly!) Thanksgiving holiday.

Slow Food USA has a complete guide for Thanksgiving, from recipes to tips and tricks for making your holiday a slow one.

The Environmental Blog has a good handful of Green Thanksgiving Tips. Recyclebank and The Alternative consumer can help you have a greener holiday, too.

Grist wants you to know that real turkeys are making a comeback.

Ecocentric provides a good guide to finding a sustainably raised turkey.

If you're responsible for cooking the turkey for your family, check out USDA's tips on Thanksgiving planning and preparing a healthy and safe turkey.

Have a vegan cousin coming to your meal? Here are 9 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes Carnivores Will Eat Too from treehugger.

Treehugger is also your hook-up for 9 Ways to Send Free Thanksgiving E-Cards, if you want to ditch the pen-and-paper route.

And if you're in need of a good Thanksgiving laugh, watch this video of a wild turkey attempting revenge on an ABC News producer.

What are your Thanksgiving plans? Do you have any suggestions on celebrating the holiday in a way that's gentle on the Earth?


Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She and her husband raise two daughters in a house way too small for their four pets. They spend a lot of time sweeping.