Local Turkey Availability

Some Appalachian Grown farms raise turkeys, and several are taking pre-orders for the holidays. Quantity is limited, and farms do tend to sell out quickly. ASAP will post updates on 2022 availability as much as possible.

Bauernhof Kitsteiner

Bulls Gap, TN

Size: 15 to 20 pounds
Price: $10 per pound
Description: Turkeys are raised on pasture and New Country Organic Feed, no shots. We process them here on our farm.
To order: Text Wendi at (615) 939-5658
Pick up: on the farm or in Greeneville, TN; may be able to arrange other locations

Good Wheel Farm

Buncombe Co., NC

Size: 12 to 20 pounds
Price: $8 per pound
Description: Our turkeys are rotated daily through pasture and fed organic soy-free grains and seeds. With this diversified diet, our birds develop a whole new depth of flavor. They contribute to our farm by adding to species diversity, foraging under and in between our young orchards, and contributing to long-standing fertility in our soils.
To order: reserve online with a $30 deposit
Pick up: on the farm, Tuesday, Nov. 21

Happy Hens

Ashe Co., NC

Size: 12 to 20 pounds (email preferred weight after making a deposit
Price: $5.49 per pound (early bird price $5 per pound before Oct. 1)
Description: Our turkeys begin their lives in a warm, fluffy brooder until they are strong enough to withstand cold nightly temps. Once old enough they are moved out onto pasture. This allows for our turkeys to be ready just in time for Thanksgiving.
To order: reserve online with a $30 deposit
Pick up: Ashe County Farmers Market, Nov. 19

Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Buncombe Co., NC

Size: 11 to 22 pounds
Price: $7.49 per pound
Description: Pasture-raised Broad Breasted White turkeys. We raise all of our turkeys from baby chicks to adulthood directly on Hickory Nut Gap Farm in Fairview, NC. They spend their entire lives rotationally grazing on pasture, free from antibiotics and added hormones. We offer a limited supply each year.
To reserve: $30 deposit; contact the farm for details
Pick up: at the farm store in Fairview, 57 Sugar Hollow Road, on Nov. 19-23 (Fri-Wed), from 12-5pm on weekdays and 10am-5pm on weekends

Sheraton Park Farms

Wilkes Co., NC

Size: 10 to 20 pounds
Price: $7.49 per pound
Description: Broad Breasted white turkeys
To order: reserve online with $40 deposit
Pick up: on the farm between Nov. 21-23 by appointment

SLAP Farms

Greeneville, TN

Size: turkey breasts range from 5-8 pounds; whole turkeys range from 14-20 pounds
Price: $8 per pound
Description: We raise broad breasted white turkeys on pasture. The turkeys are moved weekly to a new section of pasture and supplemented with a non-GMO feed.
To order: reserve online with $20 deposit for breasts; $40 deposit for whole turkeys
Pick up: on the farm starting one week before Thanksgiving, or at one of the three farmers markets we attend (Depot Street Farmers Market, Greeneville; Jonesborough Farmers Market; or Johnson City Farmers Market) on Nov. 12 or 19.

Woven Roots Farmstead

Buncombe Co., NC

Size: customer-selected sizes in 3-pound ranges: 9-12 pounds, 12-15 pounds, 15-18 pounds, or 18+ pounds
Price: $6 per pound
Description: Our birds are pastured and non-GMO fed Broad Breasted whites
To order: call/text (828) 231-9336, email, or message on Facebook or Instagram
Pick up: Saturdays at Black Mountain Tailgate Market until Nov. 19

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