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Many retailers have taken all the value away from turkeys. They are using turkeys as a loss leader, this means that they are making zero money on the turkey just to get you into their store. When a retailer gives you a free turkey if you spend $250, or has a price of $.88 per lb, the turkeys that they are giving away have to be grown very cheaply. This means that they are fed the cheapest feed and...

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We have two-year round locations in Edmonton where you can purchase our meat directly from us. Our Meat Shop on Whyte Ave and our stall at the Old Strathcona Farmers Market. These are two wonderful locations that allow you to purchase almost all of your food needs in one location. -Our Meat Shop on Whyte Ave is our own location and although this location is located within the Blush Lane Organic Store, we lease this space from the building...

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Now that the Blush Lane stores in Calgary have decided to not sell our turkeys, we have had many customers calling to ask where they can pickup or purchase our turkeys in Calgary. Our turkeys are available at the Market on Macleod in Calgary. Turkey pickup day is Dec 21 from 9am to 5pm. You can order a turkey for pickup at this location online from our website, at our stall at the Market on Macleod or over the...

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On Monday and Tuesday of this week we had our annual organic inspection. This year we had three inspectors out for our inspection, the organic inspector, an auditor who was auditing the inspector and an inspector in training. They physically inspected the land, animals, buildings and records and took a full two days in order to go through everything thoroughly. This inspection by an independent third-party auditor is a critical component to being certified organic. This verification that the...

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We are now taking orders for our Fresh, Certified Organic, Humanely Raised Christmas Turkeys! We raise the Orlopp Bronze Turkey. This is an heirloom turkey that has beautiful black feathers and a wonderful flavor. Our Christmas turkeys are raised inside spacious barns where they are protected from Alberta’s cold and unpredictable winter weather. The barn has lots of windows to let in the sunshine and the turkeys are given lots of room to move around and express their natural...

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Thanksgiving has passed but the celebration makes us reflect and be thankful that we moved to the farm from the city in 1992. August 1st, 2017 was the 25th anniversary of living on our land. I still remember the excitement and joy that our family had when we pulled a holiday trailer into the farm site and started cleaning the old farm up and building our new home and out buildings. The farm yard was in a great state...

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Since the farm office will be closed over Thanksgiving weekend. We thought that we would post the turkey cooking instructions that we hand out to customers at the markets in case there were any questions. Our Turkeys are Orlopp Bronze turkeys. Orlopp Bronze turkeys have a beautiful natural black feathering and thrive when raised outside. The meat is a very light caramel colour and boasts a very rich, complex flavour. You may notice on the skin of your turkey little...

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Do you still need a turkey? We will have a limited number of unreserved turkeys available for walkup customers at all of our own locations this week. These turkeys will be a variety of sizes and will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Turkeys will be available at all of the following locations on the following days: Our stall at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market in Edmonton- Oct 7, 8am-3pm Our Organic Meat Shop in Edmonton...

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Fall is in the air and it is now time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. We will again be taking orders for our free range Certified Organic and BCSPCA Humane Certified turkeys. We raise an Orlopp Bronze Turkey. This is a Heritage Breed turkey that was developed by the Orlopp family back in 1935. Orlopp Bronze turkeys have a beautiful natural black feathering and thrive when raised outside. Our Thanksgiving turkeys are moved outside as soon as they are...

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