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Amish Turkey's or Fresh Organic Turkey's

Dapuma Sep 26, 2011 02:09 PM

Is there any place around here that sells Amish Turkey's preferred or has fresh organic turkey's

In the midwest Amish turkeys were pretty easy to get and had a huge taste difference between everything else

Going to be cooking T Day and wanted to be on the lookout for what is going to be the best turkey to get out here

Thanks

  1. Dapuma Nov 14, 2012 06:10 PM

    Von Hanson Bird was amazing last year FYI if anyone needs this info again

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      modthyrth Nov 17, 2011 11:14 AM

      We've bought really excellent turkeys from the Midwestern Meat Market in Mesa. It's the only place I'll buy my Christmas roast, too.

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      Midwestern Meats
      4308 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85205

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        Arizphil Nov 4, 2011 11:52 AM

        Sprouts has organic turkeys and they are delicious! I buy one every year.

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          Da Beebz Nov 4, 2011 12:46 PM

          Price per lb?

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            Arizphil Nov 4, 2011 03:22 PM

            I don't remember, but it is very reasonable. Much less than A.J's and just as good if not better.

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              fledflew Nov 15, 2012 09:43 AM

              Just got the weekly circular yesterday and their Bell and Evans fresh free-range organic turkeys are 3.99/lb

          2. Dapuma Nov 4, 2011 10:08 AM

            just ordered my turkey from von hansen's

            they are 2.69 / lb

            yum

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              Da Beebz Nov 4, 2011 11:07 AM

              Where do they come from, are they frozen and have you had it before? We're also looking and live nearby. Thanks!

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                Dapuma Nov 5, 2011 06:12 AM

                Von Hanson's is a chain from MN and they have an outlet in Chandler

                I have not had them before, but I looked at the old thread johnseberg posted it sounds very similar to the amish turkey's we used to get back in the midwest

                they confirmed they are fresh never frozen

                http://www.vonhansonsmeats.net/

            2. firecooked Sep 29, 2011 08:50 AM

              AJ's sometimes has some pastured birds at Thanksgiving... ask the butcher and order ahead.

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                buckeye.mary Sep 28, 2011 07:55 AM

                Last year, we got our turkey through our CSA. They were ordered from Chiracahua Pasture Raised Meats. They do arrive frozen though.

                1. johnseberg Sep 26, 2011 04:46 PM

                  Old thread, FWIW:
                  http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/4468...

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