Shopping for Thanksgiving 🍂
🌟 Thanksgiving is more than a meal; it's the beginning of a whole season of cooking.
As a lifelong foodie, Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. It marks the transition from early Fall to late Fall: the time of year when the sun remains low in the sky all day. A few stubborn leaves persist in the fields and gardens, though most have now succumbed to the cold. Life seems to slow down, and yet, things remain busy at the same time.
This time of year, the sun in Oregon no longer rises high enough above the horizon for us to generate significant Vitamin D. In total, we have 80 days of this darkness at this latitude. You can find out for your latitude using the UV index, or, you can use the app Dminder. Here’s a chart from the app showing the changes in solar noon across the year at my latitude:
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