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Tuesday, October 19, 2010; 4:39 PM

MARYLAND

MAPLE LAWN FARMS

11788 Route 216, Fulton, 301-725-2074

www.maplelawn.com

What's for sale: Free-range Broad-Breasted Whites, 10-45 pounds.

Price per pound: $1.95 for hens, $1.75 for toms.

Ordering: By phone or online; order by Nov. 19.

Pickup: At the farm through 5 p.m. Nov. 24.

Contact: Iager family.

Also available at: MOM's Organic Market locations in Alexandria, Bowie, Rockville, College Park, Columbia and Frederick ($1.99 per pound; order by Nov. 19; www.momsorganicmarket.com); David's Natural Market locations in Columbia, Forest Hill and Gambrills ($2.49 per pound, $5 deposit required; order by Nov. 20; www.davidsnaturalmarket.com); Whole Foods Market locations in Maryland (pre-orders Nov. 1 through Nov. 22, or available in store beginning Nov. 18, as long as supply lasts, $2.49 per pound for fresh, free-range; $3.49 per pound for organic; $2.49 per pound for fresh, brined); www.wholefoodsmarket.com).

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, 6-18 pounds; hybrid heritage Broad-Breasted Bronze, 12-28 pounds.

Price per pound: $4, pasture-raised; $3, all natural; $6, heritage Narragansett and hybrid heritage.

Ordering: Online.

Pickup: Nov. 20 and 21.

Contact: Valerie Lafferty.

PENNSYLVANIA

SUNNYSIDE FARM

1865 York Rd., Dover, 410-336-9735

www.sunny-side-farm.com

What's for sale: Pasture-raised heritage Narragansett, Bourbon Reds and Midget Whites, 14-21 pounds.

Price per pound: $5; $40 deposit required.

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

Pickup: Nov. 22 at designated spot in Washington.

Contact: Dru Peters.

VIRGINIA

AYRSHIRE FARM HOME FARM STORE

1 E. Washington St., Middleburg, 540-227-0900

www.ayrshirefarm.com

What's for sale: USDA-certified-organic, humane-certified heritage breeds, 10-20+ pounds. Pre-brined, oven-ready.

Price per bird: $95, less than 10 pounds; $125, 10-13 pounds; $155, 14-16 pounds; $195, 17-20 pounds; $225, more than 20 pounds.

Ordering: By phone, online at store.ayrshirefarm.com or by e-mail to orders@ayrshirefarm.com; order by Nov. 15.

Pickup: Nov. 22-24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Delivery: Overnight shipping via FedEx available.

Contact: Customer service.

BRIARS FARMSTEAD

2535 Pyletown Rd., Boyce, 540-837-2554

www.briarsfarmstead.com

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

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

Ordering: By phone or by e-mail to briarsfarmstead@gmail.com.

Pickup: Nov. 23 and 24, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Contact: Matt or Ruth Szechenyi.

SMITH MEADOWS MEATS

568 Smithfield Lane, Berryville, 877-955-4389

www.smithmeadows.com

What's for sale: Pasture-raised Broad-Breasted Whites, 10-14 pounds.

Price per pound: $4.75.

Ordering: By phone, online or at farmers markets in Arlington Courthouse, Chevy Chase, Columbia Pike, Dupont Circle, Del Ray, Falls Church, Takoma Park.

Pickup: Nov. 19 and 20 at the farm; Nov. 20 at Arlington Courthouse, Chevy Chase, Del Ray, Falls Church markets; Nov. 21 at Dupont Circle, Columbia Pike and Takoma Park markets.

Contact: Forrest Pritchard.

HASKINS FAMILY FARM

370 Buffalo Marsh Rd., Middletown, 540-869-3795

www.haskinsfamilyfarm.com

What's for sale: Broad-Breasted Whites, 12-16 pounds (kosher, halal-slaughtered).

Price per pound: $6 if picked up in Leesburg or Foggy Bottom; $5.50 if picked up at the farm.

Ordering: At farmers markets in Leesburg, Crystal City or Foggy Bottom; or by e-mail to info@haskinsfamilyfarm.com

Pickup: Nov. 24 in Leesburg, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; in Foggy Bottom, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.; at the farm, 10 a.m.-noon

Contact: Robert Haskins.

ECOFRIENDLY FOODS

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

www.ecofriendly.com

What's for sale: Pasture-raised Broad-Breasted Whites and Bronzes, 12-20 pounds; heritage Narragansett, Bourbon Reds and Midget Whites, 8-14 pounds.

Price per pound: about $4.50, Broad-Breasted; $6.50, heritage; $40 deposit required.

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

Pickup: Nov. 20 at Arlington Courthouse market, Nov. 21 at Dupont Circle market.

Contact: Bev Eggleston.

Farm Buyers Club

14828-B Lee Hwy., Amissville, 540-937-7977

www.farmbuyersclub.com

What's for sale: Heritage breeds from Ayrshire Farm, 12-20 pounds; Broad-Breasted Whites from True Grit Farm and Belle Meade Farm, 12-20 pounds.

Price per pound: $11 for Ayrshire Farm turkeys, $100 deposit required; $4.50 per pound for True Grit and Belle Meade turkeys, $30 deposit required.

Ordering: Online by Nov. 8.

Pickup: Nov. 22 in Reston, Herndon, Warrenton and Fredericksburg; Nov. 23 in Gainesville, Fairfax, Annandale, Alexandria and Arlington.

Contact: Laurie Smith.

- Compiled by Becky Krystal


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