To celebrate this year’s holiday season, Team AgLearn is providing information and resources to spread some holiday cheer.
2022 Holiday Season Highlights
This year Christmas is on a Sunday, so the observed holiday for federal employees is 26 December. Historical background on Christmas celebrations in the United States from the Library of Congress External Link.
The eight nights of Hanukkah this year are December 18 through December 26. Hanukkah information and resources from the Smithsonian External Link
And Kwanzaa begins this year on December 26 and ends January 1, 2023. More information on Kwanzaa from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture External Link
- Video: Holiday Cards External Link
- Video: “Carol of the Bells” External Link
- Video: Santa Claus External Link
- Video: Tracking Naughty and Nice in Excel External Link
- SNAP-Ed Connection: Healthy, Thrifty Holiday Menus for Christmas External Link
- SNAP-Ed Connection: Healthy, Thrifty Holiday Menus for Hanukkah External Link
- SNAP-Ed Connection: Healthy, Thrifty Holiday Menus for Kwanzaa External Link
- Agricultural Marketing Service: Christmas Tree Promotion Board External Link
- Agricultural Marketing Service: Christmas Trees Grades and Standards External Link
- Forest Service Article: Introducing Ruby the Red Spruce: 2022 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree External Link
- National Agricultural Statistics Service: Nursery and Christmas Tree Production Information External Link