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The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 30th annual price survey of classic items served for Thanksgiving Day indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $50.11, a 70-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.41.
The big ticket item – a 16-pound turkey – cost $23.04 this year. That’s about $1.44 per pound, an increase of less than 9 cents per pound, or a total of $1.39 per whole turkey, compared to 2014.
The staff of the Kirstein Business Library wishes you a happy and safe Thanksgiving.
Kirstein Business Library is happy to announce the availability statewide of Mergent Intellect to people with Metro Boston Library Network cards or e-cards. Mergent Intellect contains 243 million company records worldwide, bot active and inactive, access to over 70 million U.S. companies, global executives listed with job titles and biography, an easy user interface, and the ability to download up to 2,000 companies at one time in various formats. Please try it out!
On Tuesday, October 27, Mayor Martin J. Walsh unveiled StartHub, a website designed to be a guide to the startup community, events, and job in Boston. Starthub.org is a comprehensive, centralized online platform designed to connect, support, and grow Greater Boston’s world-class technology and early-stage community. Developed in a public-private partnership between the City of Boston, Venture Café, Gust, IBM, and a wide number of partners from Boston’s startup community, StartHub will serve as Greater Boston’s homepage for the startup ecosystem.
Please join us for “Food and Wine for the Holidays” on Thursday, November 5 at 2:30 in the Tech Classroom, McKim Building, Central Library. Tips for matching wine with your main dish for a holiday dinner or any celebration will be presented. Please register at http://bit.ly/1RdhVfF ,