And it's also a time to be lazy. I'm going to suggest that people interested in farm/food issues take a look here:
If I print the piece I'll lose all of the links to dozens of important food stories gathered by Mark Bittman (that's the lazy part).
For those who are blessed like myself, a time to give thanks. For those who are struggling a wish for some moments of peace in the days ahead.
And when you're eating/feasting... don't forget to thank a farmer. And if you know who that farmer is, even better.