Are you looking for a fresh, Appalachian Grown™ turkey for your Thanksgiving table? Local farms and businesses are taking orders! Find out how to pre-order your bird, plus how the turkeys were raised, price per pound, and much more.
There are still local turkey options available throughout the region, but not all that many. If your heart’s set on a turkey, we encourage you to reserve it as soon as you can, as they’re likely to sell out early.
There are also other great locally-raised entree options to choose from as well, including heritage chicken, duck, rabbit, whole ham, a leg of lamb, trout fillets, brisket, standing rib roast, and more. Use our online Local Food Guide to search for farms, businesses, and farmers markets selling local products for all of your Thanksgiving shopping needs. Check back here for more holiday themed posts!
All turkeys reserved, but waiting list for potential cancellations. Contact Kelsey Winterbottom. [email protected], 828-628-1027
Cost: $5.00 lb; or heritage $11/lb
Size: 8-13 lbs; or 12-18 lbs heritage
Pick-up Date and Location: Saturday before thanksgiving at Watauga County Farmers Market. Tuesday before Thanksgiving at the farm
To Reserve: go to www.atgfarm.com or email farm at [email protected]
Description: turkeys from Highlands Family Farm
Cost: $3.98 lb
Size: 10-15 lbs
Pick-up Date and Location: November 19, at respective store
To Reserve: Call your respective Food Matters Market location
Description: turkeys from Against the Grain
West Jefferson, NC
Cost: $6 lb
Size: 15-22 lbs
Pick-up Date: November 20-22, will be processed the Sunday before Thanksgiving
Pick up Location: at the shop
To Reserve: Call 336-466-4790
Description: Local turkey from Appalachian Grown region from Timber Rock at Hopkins Farm
Cost: $8.50 lb
Size: different sizes available
Pick-up Date and Location: at shop
To Reserve: call shop, order in person at shop, or order on website.
Description: turkeys from New Life Farm
Cost: $4.99 lb
Pick-up Date and Location: at the market
To Reserve: at the market