Happy Thanksgiving!

In the days of wooden ships, Americans craved and carried aboard cranberries, to prevent scurvy, just as limes and later potatoes did on European ships.

Cranberries are one of only three native American fruits, along with blueberries and Concord grapes.

Cranberries, contrary to common opinion, are not grown in water, but in sandy bogs. The fields are sometimes flooded for harvest, as cranberries float.