Did you know that there are many farms located in and around Massachusetts that bring fresh, local turkeys to market each year, just in time for the holidays? These local producers specialize in providing tasty birds for your family's celebration. Some farms have on-site pickup, and others attend local farmers markets, so a little research can help you find a local bird in a place that's most convenient for you.
Some resources you can use:
Click here to visit Mass Grown's map of turkey farms throughout Massachusetts
Find turkey suppliers in southeastern Massachusetts with SEMAP's farm finder here
When you purchase a locally grown turkey, be sure to ask your farmer for their cooking recommendations. One of the benefits of getting to know your farmer is you also get their special experience for making the most out of the ingredients you buy, so be sure to get some tips before you leave!
We hope you are inspired to think about local food this holiday season!