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It’s Turkey Time! Pre-order Your Local Thanksgiving Turkeys

Nov. 3, 2023

Although Thanksgiving is a few weeks away, it’s time to start pre-ordering your LOCAL THANKSGIVING TURKEYS!

This year, enjoy an all-local Thanksgiving, from turkeys to sides to pie! Your local farmers markets have everything you need in order to create a holiday spread that highlights the best of the Mid-Atlantic region.

And what would a locally sourced Thanksgiving be without a beautiful local turkey as the centerpiece? If you’re seeking a farm-fresh, pasture-raised turkey for your Thanksgiving table, check out our round-up of farmers market offerings. Pre-order your turkeys now for pickup before Thanksgiving — and act quickly, because these birds go fast!

Pre-Order Your Turkeys With Your Favorite Farmer

Back Creek Farms: 100% pasture-raised, non-GMO turkeys from Newville, PA. You can place your o

rders through their website, or at their market stand at Downtown Silver Spring and H Street NE.

Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm: Free-range, antibiotic-free, all-natural white Nicholas breed turkeys delivered fresh, not frozen, from a small family farm in Biglerville, PA. To place an order for your turkey, email or visit their online store. You can find Country Vittles at Columbia Heights (Sat) and Uptown.

Ecofriendly Foods: Pick between a frozen Heritage Midget White and Broad Breasted bird and place your order with Patches of Earth. Pick up at Arlington (November 18) or Dupont Circle (November 19).

The Farmstead Butcher: Pasture-raised on their small farm in Gettysburg, PA, without the use of antibiotics or synthetic growth promoters. You can pre-order your turkeys on their website. Find The Farmstead Butcher at Mount Vernon Triangle.

Groff’s Content Farm: Enjoy a pasture-raised and finished-on-grass turkey from this Rockridge, MD farm! Pre-order your turkeys for pickup or delivery here. Find Groff’s Content Farm at Monroe Street.

Sunnyside Flowers & Farm: Find pasture-raised, fresh never frozen turkeys from York County, PA! Reserve your turkey with Sunnyside Flowers at Mount Vernon Triangle.

Triple E Farms: Enjoy turkeys from Romney, WV, available for pre-order on their website or at market. Find Triple E Farms at Ballston.

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