Gobble Guide: Where to Get an Organic Turkey in Philly

The holiday season is upon us, folks. Get a jump start on your Thanksgiving Day feast by ordering a local, free-range, organic bird now.

Bolton Farm Market
1005 Main St, Silverdale, 215-257-6047.

Turkey type: Natural, additive-free turkey from Bolton’s Silverdale farm
Price per pound: Whole turkeys, $2.79; breasts, $4.59.
Pre-order: Until supplies run out.
Pickup: November 22nd and 23rd.

Fair Food Farmstand
Reading Terminal Market, 51 North 12th St., 215-386-5211.

Turkey types: Heritage breed Bourbon Red turkeys from Griggstown Quail Farm in Princeton; certified organic turkeys from Spring Wood Farm in Kinzers, PA; naturally-raised and “Heirloom” turkeys from Koch’s Farm in Tamaqua, PA.
Price per pound: Griggstown, $8.25; Spring Wood Farm, $4.75; Koch’s Farm, $2.99 to $4.00.
Pre-order: Online starting in early November. Note: a $30 deposit is required for all orders.
Pick-up: November 23rd only for Griggstown and Spring Wood turkeys; November 22nd and 23rd for Koch’s.

Fork Etc.
308 Market St., 215-625-9425.

Turkey type: Whole, pre-cooked, reheatable turkeys—choose between herb-roasted or house-smoked varieties—from Green Meadow Farm in Lancaster.
Price: $80.
Pre-order: By November 14th before 6 p.m.
Pick-up: November 20th.

Godshall’s Poultry LLC
Reading Terminal Market, 51 North 12th St., 215-922-7589.

Turkey type: Organic turkey from Lancaster County
Price per pound: $2.69.
Pre-order: November 1st through 18th.
Pickup: November 21st through 23rd.

Green Aisle Grocery
1618 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-465-1411

Turkey type: Hormone- and antibiotic-free turkeys from Mountain View Poultry in Walnutport.
Price per pound: $5.99.
Pre-order: Now until week before Thanksgiving.
Pickup: November 20th or November 23rd.

Healthy Bites To Go
2521 Christian St., 215-259-8646.

Turkey type: Pasture-raised, free-range turkeys from Lancaster County.
Price per pound: $5.
Pre-order: Now through November 16th.
Pick-up: November 21st through 23rd.

Kimberton Whole Foods
Locations in Kimberton, Downingtown, Douglassville and Ottsville.

Turkey type: Organic turkeys from Elberly Farms and Bell & Evans; all-natural breasts from Koch’s.
Price per pound: Eberly whole turkey, $3.99; Eberly turkey breast, $6.99; Koch’s whole turkey, $3.49, Koch’s turkey breast, $5.99.
Pre-order: By November 19th.
Pick-up: November 22nd, 23rd, and 24th.

Linvilla Orchards
137 West Knowlton Rd., Media, 610-876-7117.

Turkey type: Hormone and cage-free turkeys from Chester County Family Farm.
Price per pound: $2.89 to $3.99.
Pre-order: Starting November 1st until they sell out.
Pick-up: November 22nd through morning of the 24th.

Luigi and Giovanni Catering
3601 Chapel Road, Newtown Square, 610-353-4014.

Turkey type: Fully cooked turkeys from Jaindl Farms in Orefield.
Price per pound: To be determined, usually around $2.99.
Pre-order: First week of November until the week of Thanksgiving.
Pickup: November 21st through 23rd.

Weaver’s Way Co-Op
Locations in Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill and Ogontz.

Turkey type: Cage-free, bone-in or boneless breast from Koch’s
Price per pound: To be determined
Pre-Order: By November 18th
Pickup: November 22nd and 23rd

Whole Foods
Multiple locations.

Turkey type: Natural, free-range, organic and Heirloom turkeys, and bone-in and boneless breasts from from Koch’s Farm, Maple Lawn Farms (Fulton, MD) and Kopp Family Farm (Harrison, OH).
Price per pound: Whole turkeys, $2.49 to $3.99; breasts, $3.49 to $6.99.
Pre-order: Begins November 1st.
Pick-up: Until the close of the business day on November 24th.