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Looking for well-priced free-range turkey for Christmas dinner

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Yongeman Dec 17, 2012 08:23 AM

Any tips on who has nice turkeys at a good price this year? I've bought Beretta in the past, as well as Healthy Butcher birds, with good results. Thanks.

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    asagiri RE: Yongeman Dec 17, 2012 01:36 PM

    Everyone's pocket is a little different, so define "good price?"

    Also the average price for most Free-Range Turkey's seem to be about $3-4/lb, so YMMV.

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      Yongeman RE: asagiri Dec 17, 2012 09:59 PM

      Thanks asagirl. I just priced Beretta turkeys at a small market near Yonge and Eg (Marcheleo's) at $4.99 for a 12-15 lb bird. I'll pay this if I have to but would prefer to find a slightly cheaper and slightly larger turkey. Thanks.

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        asagiri RE: Yongeman Dec 18, 2012 12:57 AM

        Try St. Andrews Poultry over by Spadina and Kensington, they should have Turkey's at a better price.

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          Yongeman RE: asagiri Dec 18, 2012 04:14 PM

          I have no problem with St. Andrews, but some in my family would prefer a free-range or organic turkey.

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      tochowchick RE: Yongeman Dec 18, 2012 08:09 AM

      May be too late to order but you could try Fresh from the Farm on Donlands...

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        Yongeman RE: tochowchick Dec 18, 2012 04:15 PM

        I'll give them a call tochowchick. Thanks.

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          Yongeman RE: tochowchick Dec 19, 2012 09:10 AM

          Got one from Fresh from the Farm...$3.85 for free-range, small farm turkey. Thanks tochowchick...I'd forgotten about this great place.

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          kurtwalter RE: Yongeman Dec 18, 2012 07:21 PM

          Try Sanagan's Meat Locker on Baldwin, where the old European Meat Market used to be - probably free range, not organic. Very good and very nice people, but you have order soon.

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            Yongeman RE: kurtwalter Dec 19, 2012 06:41 AM

            I'll give them a call. Thx.

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