Where to buy a farm-fresh turkey in Maryland

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Wondering where to buy a fresh, local turkey in Maryland for your Thanksgiving or Christmas table? Below are several Maryland farms that sell fresh turkeys. But don't wait! Thanksgiving orders start in early November and there are a limited number of fresh turkeys available.

Baltimore County

Albright Farms Produce. Roadside stand open Saturdays in winter at 3505 Sweet Air Rd., Phoenix. Can order turkeys through online store.Tom Albright, 15630 Old York Rd., Monkton. 410-329-3269, albrightfarmsinc@aol.com, albrightfarms.net

Carriage House Farms. Sells pasteurized, free-range heritage turkeys. Gaylord Clark, 1704 Hillside Rd., Stevenson. 410-415-5846, glaclark@comcast.net

Farmer Tom's Farm Fresh. Sells fresh and smoked turkeys from 12 to 31 pounds. Can order turkeys online. Tom Reynolds, 427 Cockeys Mill Rd., Reisterstown. 410-526-6892, rfarmfresh@aol.com, rfarmfresh.com

Richardson Farms. Turkey and side items available to order and pick up. Les Richardson, 5900 Ebenezer Rd., White Marsh. 410-335-8837, farmles@aol.com, richardsonfarms.net

Springfield Farm. An eco-friendly farm that sells Narragansett and bronze turkeys. Deadline to order for Thanksgiving is noon Nov. 14, 2015. Also sells products at the Rockville Pike, Annapolis, and Bethesda farmers markets. Valarie Lafferty, 16701 Yeoho Rd., Sparks. 410-472-0738,mail@OurSpringfieldFarm.com, OurSpringfieldFarm.com

Weber's Cider Mill Farm. Farm-fresh turkeys, along with pies, apple cider and wassail. Also sells fresh boneless and bone-in turkey breasts, turkey legs and turkey wings. Order online for the holidays. Jo-Ann Weber, 2526 Proctor Ln., Parkville. 410-668-4488, info@webersfarm.com, www.webersfarm.

Calvert County

Patuxent Harvest. Free-range, pastured turkeys. Order and pick up online, or make an appointment. Amy and Mike Derfler, 1910 Chimney Lane, St. Leonard. 410-474-6422, 443-404-1691, mike@paxharvest.com, paxharvest.com

Van Alstine Seafood & Farm. Double-breasted bronze and heritage turkeys plus other food products. 135 Jewell Rd., Dunkirk. 443-223-3433, facebook.com/VanalstineSeafoodandFarm.

Yellow Bank Poultry. Sells naturally raised, pasture-raised bourbon red turkey and chicken. Mark Mooney. 3342 Yellow Bank Rd., Dunkirk. Appointment only: 443-404-7396, ybrpoultry@comcast.net

Cecil County

Locust Point Farm. Sells free-range poultry. 430 Locust Point Rd., Elkton. 410-398-8765

Rumbleway Farm. Sells white turkeys. Robin Way, 592 McCauley Rd., Conowingo. 410-658-9731, rumblewayfarm.com

Charles County

Hancock Family Farms. Turkeys available for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Donald J. Hancock. 10415 Hancock Farm Place, La Plata. Appointment only. 301-520-0305 or 301-934-3059. ddhancockfarm@yahoo.com, http://www.hancockfamilyfarms.com/
Zekiah Farms, LLC. Turkey is currently sold out. David and Cindy Thorne, 5235 Bryantown Rd., Waldorf. 240-216-4065, info@zekiahfarms.com, zekiahfarms.com

Howard County

Maple Lawn Farms. Free-range, all-natural turkey for sale November and December. Order online through Nov. 5, 2015, for Thanksgiving. 11788 Scaggsville Rd., Fulton. 301-725-2074, maplelawn.com

Prince George's County

Good Fortune Farm. Sells pastured turkey as well as other products. Mike Klein, 18001 Horsehead Rd., Brandywine. 240-350-2111.
PA Bowen Farmstead. Sustainable farm sells products including turkey. Geoffrey Morell, 15701 Dr Bowen Rd., Brandywine. 301-579-2727

St. Mary's County

Faith Ridge Farm. Sells standard bronze turkeys. Tony and Julie Granados, 42780 Faiths Run Way, Leonardtown, 301-997-0625, faithridgefarm@yahoo.com

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