Some thoughts on the plight of turkeys within the farming industry:
In addition to being the humane choice, scientists have found that eliminating meat and dairy from one's diet is the single most effective action an individual can take to combat climate change. If you're wondering what to serve for Thanksgiving dinner if not turkey, there are lots of options. A great place to start is Woodstock Farm Sanctuary where, if you scroll to the bottom of the page, you'll find links to vegan recipes and products for the holidays. Their website also provides loads of eye-opening info about what goes on on factory farms.