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Want to Roast a Local Turkey This Year?

By Anthony Todd in Food on Nov 14, 2011 4:40PM

A Gunthorp Farms turkey in its natural habitat. Photo from Door to Door Organics Blog.
If you're a farmers market junkie, a fan of sustainable eating or just a lover of good meats, the idea of buying a local turkey has probably crossed your mind. Unfortunately, most of us don't do a very good job of planning ahead - and most local turkeys (especially heirloom turkeys) are spoken for way back in the summer. Luckily, Uncommon Ground and Door to Door Organics have come to the rescue.

Gunthorp Farms turkeys are the favorite of a lot of local retailers - even our beloved Butcher & Larder was accepting pre-orders for them, though the window closed last week. Last year, Rick Bayless thanked Gunthorp Farms for their great turkey! Door to Door Organics and Uncommon Ground have teamed up to get you the turkey of your dreams. You can order them from now until this Thursday, Nov. 17.

If you want to order a turkey, email Include the size of turkey you want (either 15-17 lbs. or 17-20), your name and your email address. The turkeys will be available for pickup at Uncommon Ground on Clark this Saturday or at Uncommon Ground on Devon Sunday. The price is $3.49/lb.

Get your local turkey ordered - we wouldn't be surprised if they sell out.