November 16th, 2017

11 Non-Turkey Related Tips for Thanksgiving

1. Buy local

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When planning your menu, source what you can close to home—it’s a great way to support your local farmers and your local economy. This time of year, think root vegetables like carrots, potatoes, and onions, as well as local meats, dairy, eggs, and grains.

Anthony DiBenedetto, manager of food purchasing

The traditional star of Thanksgiving is the turkey, and there are lots of tips out there for making the most of the noble bird, including ours. But what about all the other components of the holiday? Don’t they deserve their time in the spotlight, too, with a few tips of their own from the CIA deans, faculty, and staff? We think so.