No more freezer burned turkeys from far away! Here are four local farms that are selling fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving. If you want to eat local this Thanksgiving, be sure to order as soon as possible.
Bolton Farm, 1005 Main Street., Route 113, Silverdale: The farm is the only large turkey farm left in the county. They breed and raise their own turkeys, about 8,000 to 10,000 a year. The turkeys are raised naturally and with no antibiotics. They are taking orders from now until two weeks before Thanksgiving. The price is $3.29 a pound. To order, call (215) 257-6047.
Necessity Farm and Dairy, 202 Green Hill Road, Telford: To order a turkey for Thanksgiving, email Carol at [email protected] or call (267) 382-0556. Order before November 19.
Fairview Farm, 831 Pineville Road, Pineville: The farm begins taking orders Nov. 1, within a two pound range. The birds start at 12-14 lbs. and go up to 35 lbs. They come from a farm in Lancaster County. Call to order by the week before Thanksgiving. The bigger the turkey you want, the earlier you should call. Open Monday through Saturdays 8:30am to 5pm. Closed Sundays. Call 215-598-3257.
Purely Farm Organically Pastured Meats, 55 B Municipal Road, Pipersville: These turkeys are raised on sight and are fed pasture and locally grown grains. Order as soon as possible. Call (215) 317-0889 for information.