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Old 11-14-2009, 06:50 AM
 
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We typically have a large gathering for turkey day so 3 or 4 turkeys get cooked. Everything from the typical Butterball in the oven to fresh roasted birds. Even have a traditional fryer for one of the birds. While they all taste slightly different, I can't say that my admittedly primitive palate has a definite favorite.
We've bought fresh birds at Whole Foods, I think you may need to preorder?
Frank
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Old 11-14-2009, 07:24 AM
 
Location: Cary NC
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I received a Trader Joe's flyer yesterday advertising turkeys available beginning Nov. 13, described as "Fresh, Young, Brined All Natural Turkeys for $1.79 per pound ranging in size from 12-22 pounds...delivered to (them) fresh, never frozen".
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Old 11-14-2009, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Wake Forest (New Light area)
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I also got a circular from Trader Joe's today saying they will have fresh turkeys for sale.
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Old 11-14-2009, 05:59 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I pre-ordered a turkey from Earth Fare. They get their fresh turkeys from Plainville Farms

I can't report if it's great yet or not though. I don't know if I've ever had a fresh turkey before?
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Old 11-14-2009, 08:51 PM
 
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Whole Foods - definitely worth it. Fresh, not frozen. And I think they may be organic or free range (not sure). We've been getting them for the last several years and everyone agrees the flavor is better than any frozen bird. There's a Whole Foods on Wade Avenue, just past the I-440 exit and near the Meredith College campus and one in Cary at Kildaire Farm Road/Tryon Road intersection (across from Walmart). There's probably one in north Raleigh and elsewhere but I'm not familiar with those locations.
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Old 11-15-2009, 12:55 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill
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Costco is supposed to have fresh turkeys, assuming you're a member.
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Old 11-16-2009, 08:59 AM
 
Location: in & around the Triangle
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You can use this website to search by region/county to find locally raised birds...

NC Farm Fresh

There are 10 farms listed in the piedmont/coastal regions.
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Old 11-16-2009, 01:09 PM
 
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we just ordered a fresh turkey from whole foods. I think it was 2.29 per pound. This turkey is free-range and without hormones/anti-biotics. The organic turkey was, i think 3 something a pound.
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Old 11-16-2009, 02:21 PM
 
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I saw an ad on TV this weekend that Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville has turkeys this year. This is the place where you cna do the hayrides and get pumpkins.

Welcome to Hill Ridge Farms

I don't see anything on the website about it, but you could call or email them.
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