Whether you want an average size bird or need something larger to feed a big crowd, the following New York locales are sure to have the perfect turkey for your Thanksgiving feast. By Deirdre Haggerty.
Dickson’s Farmstand Meats
75 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY, 10011
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The Thanksgiving 2016 menu is here! Choose from pre-cooked turkeys with all the fixings, or a farm-fresh turkey from farms in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The birds are cage-free, sans antibiotics or hormones, and are fed a pure vegetarian diet. Order your turkey online or visit the Chelsea market for more options.
DiPaola Turkey Farm
Union Square Greenmarket
East 17th Street and Union Square
New York, NY 10003
Since 1948, the DiPola family has provided the Tri-State area with farm-fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving. The farm is currently taking orders to pick up in the GROW NYC markets, including the Union Square Greenmarket, among others. Log onto their website to place your turkey order and select where you would prefer to pick it up.
The Meat Hook
397 Graham Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
The Meat Hook specializes in local meat from small family farms throughout New York State. The animal butcher shop is currently taking Thanksgiving orders for 100 percent pasture-raised birds that are grown without hormones or antibiotics. Thanksgiving turkeys typically run for $6.99 per pound. Simply click on a bird on the link above to reserve yours now.
Heritage Foods USA
790 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Although based out of Brooklyn, Heritage Foods USA will ship your Thanksgiving turkey to you, anywhere in the country. The Heritage turkeys arrive fresh Nov. 22, via overnight delivery. A bit pricier than local fresh farm turkeys, the Original Heritage Turkey has a more than century-old reputation for bringing only the best to the holiday table. Order yours now, as holiday birds sell out fast.
Fleishers Craft Butchery
192 5th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Beginning in Kingston as a local butcher shop, Fleishers has grown into craft butchery, with four locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, as well as a restaurant in Connecticut. Fleisher’s prides itself on providing “meats raised right,” providing a variety of beef, poultry, pork, lamb and sausage. There are also heat-and-serve dishes that allow patrons to bring home ready-made dishes of delicious chili, meatballs and more. Fleishers’ website simplifies ordering of your Thanksgiving turkey with an easy-to-navigate page and a portioning guide.