Behold, the annual Vermont Fresh Network's 2021 Local Turkey Finder featuring farms and markets throughout Vermont!
Take the mystery out of finding a turkey for your holiday menu and use our updated resource of Vermont farms, markets and co-ops near you. Deadlines are fast approaching to reserve local birds! Check out the Middlebury Co-op's archive of simple Thanksgiving recipes and don't miss the Philo Ridge Farm beautifully illustrated complete Turkey Guide.
This is a year to be thankful. More of us will gather together. More of us will safely be out and about to purchase our holiday favorites to provide a delicious local meal. A good place to start? A fresh or frozen Vermont-raised bird.
Northern Vermont Farms
Adams Turkey Farm, Westford - Adams offers fresh and frozen Vermont turkeys humanely raised on an all-vegetarian diet without antibiotics.
Breezy Acres Farm, Montgomery - Book early to reserve a fresh, pasture raised turkey! Breezy Acres is a also a great option for sourcing grass-fed beef and pork, sold frozen by the pound. Steaks, roasts, ribs, sausages, chops, bacon, ham, and more are available. Custom cuts require 30 days notice.
Hillside Farm/Pearce's Pastured Poultry, Albany - Father and daughter team Bill and Hannah raise turkeys that are free from hormones and antibiotics, are fed non-GMO grain, are moved to fresh pasture each day, and are processed on the farm.
Hunger Moon Farm, Enosburg Falls - Certified Organic Pasture-raised chickens.
Maple Wind Farm, Richmond - Maple Wind sold out early last year of their pasture raised, non-gmo grain fed frozen birds, so reserve now! Please place a deposit through the on-line form to hold a holiday turkey for pick up in Burlington on Nov 20 or in Richmond on Nov 21.
Order Now → Visit maplewindfarm.com to order and place a deposit to hold a turkey for pickup. A few will be available early for Canadian Thanksgiving. Limited quantities available so plan ahead!
Vermont Cranberry Company, Fletcher - These local cranberries are the perfect seasonal accompaniment to your celebratory meals.
Purchase Now → Find them at grocery stores, markets, and co-ops throughout the state.
Markets and Co-ops
Butcher Barn, Westford - Find whole fresh local turkeys from Stonewood Farm in Orwell or from Misty Knoll Farm in New Haven, as well a fresh Carolina Brand turkeys.
Order Now → To order call 802-876-7236 or stop by the shop. Order by November 15.
City Market, Burlington - Get your fresh, local turkey from City Market. They have offerings from several Vermont farms! Pre-order by November 15 from Stonewood Farm in Orwell or Maple Wind Farm in Huntington; by November 16 from Misty Knoll Farms in New Haven; and by November 17 for Adams Turkey Farm in Westford. Prepared side dishes are also available for pre-order.
Order Now → Visit www.citymarket.coop/thanksgiving-turkeys-co-op and click "order here" for both turkeys and side dishes. Pick up starts on November 23.
Craftsbury General Store, Craftsbury - The General Store serves as a pick up location for Hillside Farm/Pearce's Pastured Poultry which offers fresh, pasture-raised turkeys fed with non-GMO grain. They're even processed right on the farm!
Order Now → Order directly from Hillside Farm by filling out the Fall Turkey Order Form on their website, and select Craftsbury General Store as your pick up location.
Edelweiss Mountain Deli, Stowe - The Deli is offering fresh, whole turkeys from Triple J Pastures ready for pickup (you prepare) or fully prepared by the deli. Whole turkey and prepared meals numbers are limited. Prepared meal options include all traditional sides, quiche, breads, pies and cookies.
Order Now → Stop in to fill out a form or call 802 253-4034. Order deadline is Friday, November 19.
Hunger Mountain Co-op - The Co-op has Misty Knoll Farms and Stonewood Farm turkeys for pick up Nov 21 -24.
Order Now → Fill out this on-line form or call 802-223-8000.
Crossmolina Farm, West Corinth - In addition to fresh, pastured turkeys, Crossmolina also offers Thanksgiving shares (sold separately) with all the fixings for a truly local feast. Optional add-ons include wood fired bread, cheese, pies, and more! The Farm offers a few pickup locations in Central Vermont.
Order Now → Call 802-439-3358 or visit www.crossmolinafarm.com/shop.
Graze and Gaze Farm, Barre - This Central Vermont family farm offers pasture-raised turkeys perfect for your special meals, as well as grass-fed beef, pastured pork, and free-range chicken.
Order Now → Call 802-479-2778 or 802-249-8547 ahead to order, pick up by appointment only.
Green Mountain Girls Farm, Northfield - Get your rotationally-grazed frozen turkeys at Green Mountain Girls Farm. This year's Broad Breasted Brown turkeys weigh in at 13-20 lbs.
Order Now → Order on-line by November 16 with this form to purchase a frozen turkey for the holidays, and order other holiday sides and small meals (eggs, potatoes, applesauce and breakfast sausage) anytime in the online shop. Pick up on Nov 19 - 20.
Misty Knoll Farm, New Haven - They have antibiotic-free chickens and turkeys available fresh and frozen straight from the farm. Sizes vary.
Markets and Co-ops
Alimentari Roscini (AR Market), Barre - Get your Vermont Salumi charcuterie and specialty cheeses for the perfect pre-holiday meal snack board. The Market also has hand cut steaks, fresh produce, prepared side dishes, wine, and pantry goods.
Order Now → Stop by! They're open Tues - Sat; 11:00am - 7:00pm.
Brownsville Butcher & Pantry, Brownsville - Pre-order a whole Misty Knoll Turkey to prepare yourself or order prepared smoked or roaster turkey, a suite of Thanksgiving sides and pies galore, including apple, pumpkin and maple walnut.
Order Now → Pre-order your turkey and all the fixings with this on-line form before Nov 18th. Pick up available on Nov 24.
Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, Middlebury - The Co-op is offering fresh, local turkeys from Stonewood Farm in Orwell.
Order Now → Visit middlebury.coop/thanksgiving-turkey-pre-order. Order by November 20.
MKT: Grafton, Grafton - Enjoy a traditional pre-made Thanksgiving Dinner with a large selection of appetizers, sides and dessert.
Order Now → Call 802-843-2255. Call or stop in the shop for ordering before 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 21. Pick up by November 24.
Woodstock Farmers' Market, Woodstock - This unique fresh food market has you covered for local turkey (options include Stonewood Farm and Misty Knoll Farm and Hartland Farm), as well as a full spread of starters, entrees (stuffed acorn squash for the vegetarians!), side dishes, and pies (Woodstock only).
Order Now → Use their on-line order form for pick up at either Woodstock or Stowe locations.
Upper Valley Food Co-op, White River Junction - Come into the store to pre-order a Misty Knoll fresh turkey!
Order Now → Fill out a form in-store and make a $10 deposit. Pick up Nov. 22 or after.
Rebop Farm, Brattleboro - Rebop raises a limited quantity of pastured non-GMO turkeys. They're processed on the farm for your holiday meals! In addition, they have rabbit and chicken currently available.
Markets and Co-ops
J.J. Hapgood General Store & Eatery, Peru - J.J. Hapgood will be offering fresh Misty Knoll turkeys, as well as traditional side dishes and desserts.
Order Now → Call 802-824-4800, stop by or check the website for on-line ordering coming soon!
Upper Valley Food Coop, White River Junction - The Upper Valley Food Coop will be taking orders for farm-fresh Misty Knoll turkeys.
Order Now → Stop by the cash registers or call 802-295-5804. Orders must be in by November 16.