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4 of 4—2018—Why Buy Organic Turkey

Debra Redalia


Willie Birds Organic Turkey was the choice of gourmet food purveyor Williams-Sonoma this year. And my choice for my Thanksgiving dinner.

In 2017 and 2018 I did a lot of research on turkeys when I first moved here to Sonoma County, California. Originally these posts were posted on my debralynndadd.com website where I was writing about toxic-free products. I’ve moved them here.

1 of 4—2017—Want a Turkey worth gobbling? Here's What to Look for on the Label
2 of 4—2017 My Thanksgiving Organic Heritage Turkey – A Shining Example of a Toxic-Free Product
3 of 4—2018—Thanksgiving Turkey
4 of 4—2018—Why Buy Organic Turkey

This year I won’t be home for Thanksgiving. I’m going to do A Different Thanksgiving Dinner.

But I recommend reading all these posts and their associated links before choosing a turkey.

We actually have flocks of wild turkeys here. There was a flock right in my yard yesterday.

Last week I wrote a post about choosing my Thanksgiving turkey.

This week I want to give you more information I just received from the Organic Consumers Association about why you shouldn’t buy the standard supermarket turkey.

I did make a decision about my turkey.

I chose a local organic Willie Birds turkey, which was the choice of Williams-Sonoma this year. In their catalog, these turkeys are about $10/pound + shipping. I ordered one down the street from where I live for $2.49 a pound. Same turkey.

Here’s more information about turkeys:

ORGANIC CONSUMERS ASSOCIATION:What Turkey Producers Don’t Want You to Know