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Heritage Turkey in South Florida?

Nick Aug 10, 2009 05:52 PM

A friend is looking to try a heritage turkey for Thanksgiving this year, and she was wondering if she might be able to find one locally. Has anyone had any experiences buying heirloom birds from local markets? I'm guessing that local chains like Whole Foods and Fresh Market might be her best bet, but any other leads are appreciated. Also, if anyone has had positive experiences ordering such turkeys online, that would be good to know as well. Thanks.

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    smartie RE: Nick Aug 10, 2009 06:18 PM

    try The Boys in Delray also the Meating Place in Boca

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      leslieolson RE: Nick Aug 11, 2009 09:23 AM

      The Fort Pierce Farmers Market has a local farmer who takes orders each year for heritage birds, she raises them locally. We had one for Thanksgiving last year and it was excellent. Quite different but excellent.

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        miaedu RE: Nick Aug 12, 2009 06:44 PM

        here's a small write up in the new issue of Florida Table magazine.


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