Tuesday, April 14..National Pecan Day!

NATIONAL PECAN DAY!

Today is National Pecan Day, a food holiday celebrated each year on April 14!

The pecan is a species of hickory.  In the United States pecans are native to Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana  Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

“Pecan” is from an Algonquian word, meaning a nut requiring a stone to crack”

Enjoy a slice of Pecan Pie today!

Finch!

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