Thanksgiving turkeys for sale by farms in the Washington area

November 14, 2013

With Thanksgiving falling late this year, on Nov. 28, it would be easy to let your planning slip. But don’t wait too long if you’re interested in ordering a fresh turkey from a regional farm. Most say they’ll sell out at some point, especially of smaller birds.

For details about the farmers markets where you’ll be able to place your orders and meet the producers, check out our interactive map.

MARYLAND

FULL CELLAR FARM

Jefferson, 301-639-9711; contact Kip Kelley.

www.fullcellarfarm.com

What’s for sale: Broad-Breasted Whites and Broad-Breasted Bronzes, 15-25 pounds, and heritage Red Bourbons and Blue Slates, 10-20 pounds.

Price per pound: $5.50 for Broad-Breasted Whites and Broad-Breasted Bronzes, $8 for heritage breeds.

Ordering: By phone, by e-mail to kip.kelley@gmail.com or at the Everedy Square and Shab Row, Urbana Library, White Oak (FDA), Union Market and H Street farmers markets.

Pickup: Nov. 23 at H Street and throughout the week of Nov. 25 at the Maryland locations.

GROFF’S CONTENT FARM

14930 Bollinger Rd., Rocky Ridge, 301-447-6148; contact Julie Bolton.

www.groffscontentfarm.com

What’s for sale: Broad-Breasted Whites, 12-20 pounds.

Price per pound: $5.

Ordering: By e-mail to jtbolton1958@gmail.com.

Pickup: At the farm or at the Georgetown (Rose Park), Eastern Market (Tuesday), Mount Pleasant, Palisades and Riverdale Park farmers markets; additional delivery to District and Maryland locations may be available.

MAPLE LAWN FARMS

11788 Route 216, Fulton, 301-725-2074; contact the Iager family.

www.maplelawn.com

What’s for sale: Free-range Broad-Breasted Whites, 10-40 pounds.

Price per pound: $2.25 for hens, $2.10 for toms.

Ordering: By phone or online; order by Nov. 24.

Pickup: At the farm Nov. 8-27.

Also available at: MOM’s Organic Market locations in Alexandria, Bowie, Herndon, Merrifield, Rockville, College Park, Frederick, Jessup, Timonium and Waldorf ($1.99 per pound; order by Nov. 22 and pick up Nov. 25-27); www.momsorganicmarket.com); David’s Natural Market locations in Columbia, Forest Hill and Gambrills ($2.49 per pound; order by Nov. 24, pick up Nov. 26-27; www.davidsnaturalmarket.com); Whole Foods Market locations in Maryland ($2.49 per pound; pre-orders starting Nov. 1, or available in store beginning Nov. 20, as long as supply lasts; www.wholefoodsmarket.com).

NICK’S ORGANIC FARM

8565 Horseshoe Lane, Potomac, 301-983-2167; 2733 Buckeystown Pike, Adamstown, 301-874-4854; contact Nick Maravell.

www.nicksorganicfarm.com

What’s for sale: Organic pastured Broad-Breasted Whites, 15-27 pounds; organic pastured heritage Red Bourbons, 12-24 pounds.

Price per pound: $4.59 for Broad-Breasted Whites, $25 deposit required; $9.99 for heritage Red Bourbons, $25 deposit required.

Ordering: Download an order form on the Web site or request one by e-mail to nicksorganicfarm@comcast.net or phone, 301-983-2167.

Pickup: Nov. 26-27 at both locations.

SPRINGFIELD FARM

16701 Yeoho Rd., Sparks (Baltimore County), 410-472-0738

www.ourspringfieldfarm.com

What’s for sale: Pasture-raised Broad-Breasted Whites, 14-28 pounds; Broad-Breasted Whites all natural, 12-26 pounds; heritage Narragansett, 6-16 pounds; pasture-raised Broad-Breasted Bronzes, 16-28 pounds.

Price per pound: $4.50, pasture-raised; $3.50, all natural; $8, heritage Narragansett.

Ordering: Online; order by Nov. 17.

Pickup: Nov. 23 and 24 at the farm; Nov. 24 at the Annapolis FreshFarm Market; Nov. 26 at the special Pike Central Farm Market.

TRUCK PATCH FARMS

3201 Sams Creek Rd., New Windsor

truckpatchfarms.com

What’s for sale: Pasture-raised Standard Whites, 12-22 pounds.

Price per pound: $4.29.

Ordering: By e-mail to turkeys@truckpatchfarms.com or at the Mount Pleasant, Bloomingdale or 14th & U farmers markets.

Pickup: Nov. 23 at 14th & U and Mount Pleasant; Nov. 24 at Bloomingdale.

WINDMILL MEADOWS MEATS AND DAIRY

Hagerstown

What's for sale: Broad-Breasted Whites, 10-20 pounds (larger sizes may be available).

Price per pound: $4.25.

Ordering: By e-mail to Smart Markets, jean@smartmarkets.org; online at smartmarkets01.wufoo.com/forms/turkey-order-form-2013-windmill-meadows-farm; or at Smart Markets Springfield, 6417 Loisdale Rd.

Pickup: Nov. 23 at Smart Markets Springfield.

PENNSYLVANIA

COULTER FARMS

964 Price Rd., Honey Grove, 717-734-1072; contact Kinley Coulter.

www.coulterfarms.net

What’s for sale: Broad-Breasted Whites, 14-20 pounds.

Price per pound: $4; $20 deposit required.

Ordering: By e-mail to kinleyc@centurylink.net or at the Crystal City FreshFarm Market.

Pickup: Nov. 26 at Crystal City FreshFarm Market.

COUNTRY VITTLES FROM CRITTER HILL FARM

Biglerville, 717-677-9311

What’s for sale: Free-range, antibiotic-free, all-natural white hybrid turkeys, 12-18 pounds.

Price per pound:$4.

Ordering: By phone, by e-mail to critterhillhare@yahoo.com or at the Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, Glendale Farmers Market and Farmers Market at Maryland.

Pickup: Nov. 22 at the Farmers Market at Maryland and Nov. 23 at Columbia Heights and Glendale.

HERITAGE FARM AND KITCHEN

Waynesboro

What's for sale: Broad-Breasted Whites, 10-20 pounds (larger sizes may be available).

Price per pound: $4.50.

Ordering: By e-mail to Smart Markets, jean@smartmarkets.org; online at smartmarkets01.wufoo.com/forms/turkey-order-form-2013-heritage-farms; or at the Smart Markets Reston or Oakton locations (www.smartmarkets.org).

Pickup: Nov. 23 at Smart Markets Oakton or Nov. 27 at Smart Markets Reston.

PECAN MEADOW FARM

357 Newburg Rd., Newburg, 717-423-5365; contact Daniel Shirk.

What’s for sale: Heritage Narragansett, 8-14 pounds.

Price per pound: $6.

Ordering: By e-mail to bluemountainbeef@juno.com or at the 14th & U farmers market.

Pickup: Nov. 16 and Nov. 23 at the 14th & U market.

SUNNYSIDE FARM

1865 York Rd., Dover, 410-336-9735; contact Dru Peters.

www.sunny-side-farm.com

What’s for sale: Pasture-raised Broad-Breasted Bronzes, 20-30 pounds.

Price per pound: $6; $40 deposit required.

Ordering: By phone, by e-mail to sunnysidedru@gmail.com or by sending a deposit.

Pickup: Nov. 23 at the farm and Nov. 24 in Towson.

NORTH MOUNTAIN PASTURES

201 Cold Storage Rd., Newport, 717-497-3496; contact Brooks Miller.

www.northmountainpastures.com

What’s for sale: Pasture-raised, organically fed Broad-Breasted Whites, 10-25 pounds.

Price per pound: $4.95; $25 deposit required.

Ordering: Online and at the Silver Spring, Bloomingdale and Takoma Park farmers markets.

Pickup: Nov. 23 at the Silver Spring farmers market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Nov. 24 at the Bloomingdale and Takoma Park farmers markets, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Nov. 23 at the farm, 1-5 p.m.

VIRGINIA

AYRSHIRE FARM/HOME FARM STORE

1 E. Washington St., Middleburg, 540-687-8882; contact customer service at the same number.

www.ayrshirefarm.com

What’s for sale: USDA-certified-organic, humane-certified birds.

Price per bird: $200, 17-18 pounds; $225, 21-23 pounds. Turkey breasts $110, 4-5 pounds; $145, 7-8 pounds.

Ordering: By phone, online at store.ayrshirefarm.com or by e-mail to orders@ayrshirefarm.com. Any remaining birds will be available on a first-come basis; call first, week of Nov. 25.

Pickup: Fresh, Nov. 25-27; frozen, 7 days a week anytime with 72 hours’ notice.

Delivery: Overnight shipping via FedEx available through Nov. 20.

BRIARS FARMSTEAD

2535 Pyletown Rd., Boyce, 540-837-2554; contact Matt or Ruth Szechenyi.

www.briarsfarmstead.com

What’s for sale: Pasture-raised Broad-Breasted Whites, 12-20 pounds.

Price per pound: $5.50; $40 deposit required.

Ordering: Via the form at www.briarsfarmstead.com.

Pickup: Nov. 26 and 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the farm.

CIBOLA FARMS

10075 Stone Bridge Rd., Culpeper, 540-727-8590; contact Rob Ferguson.

www.cibolafarms.com

What’s for sale: Pasture-raised Red Bourbons, 15-18 pounds (toms) and 10-12 pounds (hens).

Price per bird: $120 (toms); $80 (hens).

Ordering: Online or at the Falls Church, Arlington Courthouse, Dupont Circle or Westover farmers markets.

Pickup: Nov. 23 at Falls Church and Arlington Courthouse, Nov. 24 at Westover and Nov. 23-27 at the farm.

EAST LYNN FARM

19955 Airmont Road, Round Hill, 571-257-4243; contact Georgia Basser.

www.eastlynnfarm.com

What’s for sale: Organic pastured Broad-Breasted Bronzes and Broad-Breasted Whites, 12-28 pounds.

Price per pound: $9.99; $50 deposit required.

Ordering: By e-mail to locallygrownva@gmail.com or online at www.eastlynnfarm.com.

Pickup: Nov. 24-26 in Georgetown or on the farm; delivery available for an additional fee.

FAIR OAKS FARM

23718 New Mountain Rd., Aldie, 571-257-4243; contact Georgia Basser.

www.fairoaksfarmva.com

What’s for sale: Organic pastured Broad-Breasted Bronzes and Broad-Breasted Whites, 12-28 pounds.

Price per pound: $9.99; $50 deposit required.

Ordering: By e-mail to locallygrownva@gmail.com or online at www.fairoaksfarmva.com.

Pickup: Nov. 24-26 in Georgetown or on the farm; delivery available for an additional fee.

ECOFRIENDLY FOODS

3397 Stony Fork Rd., Moneta, 540-297-9582.

ecofriendly.com.

What’s for sale: Pasture-raised Broad-Breasted Whites and Bronzes, 17-25 pounds; heritage breeds, 12-15 pounds; Midget Whites, 15-20 pounds.

Price per pound: $6.50, Broad-Breasted; $8.50, heritage; $6.50, Midget Whites; $40 deposit required.

Ordering: By phone or at farmers markets at Arlington Courthouse and Dupont Circle.

Pickup: Nov. 23 at Arlington Courthouse, Nov. 24 at Dupont Circle.

Contact: Bev Eggleston.

POLYFACE FARMS

115 Pure Meadows Lane, Swoope, 540-885-3590; contact Daniel and Sheri Salatin.

www.polyfacefarms.com

What’s for sale: Pastured Broad-Breasted Whites, 12-16 pounds.

Price per pound: $3.35.

Ordering: By phone or online at polyfaceyum.com.

Pickup: Nov. 22-23 on the farm.

Also available at: Three Little Pigs ($7 per pound fresh, $10 per pound brined and $13 per pound smoked, 50 percent deposit required; pickup Nov. 27; www.threelittlepigsdc.com; 202-726-0102).

SMITH MEADOWS

568 Smithfield Lane, Berryville, 540-955-4389; contact Forrest Pritchard.

smithmeadows.com

What’s for sale: Pastured Broad-Breasted Whites, 10-14 pounds.

Price per pound: $6.99; $20 deposit required.

Ordering: Online or at the Del Ray, Arlington Courthouse, Falls Church, Chevy Chase, Takoma Park, Columbia Pike and Dupont Circle farmers markets.

Pickup: Nov. 23-24 at the farm; Nov. 23 at the Del Ray, Arlington Courthouse, Falls Church and Chevy Chase markets; home delivery Nov. 24.

Becky Krystal is a member of The Post's Food and Travel staffs. In her spare time she loves to, of course, travel and cook.
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