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Sonoma Market

Sonoma, CA 95476
6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
(707) 996-3411

Local Turkey Love

turkey on a platter with rolls in the background

You don’t have to go far for premium poultry, especially your Thanksgiving turkey! Drop by our meat department for fresh, local turkeys from farms and ranches like these that are just around the corner.

Willie Bird Turkeys – Sonoma, California: Willie Bird has been providing some of the finest turkeys and other quality poultry for more than 50 years. Raised locally in Sonoma County, their fresh, free-range turkeys graze the hills of Santa Rosa and Petaluma. Thanks to the care with which they’re raised, these beautiful birds are plump, broad-breasted and juicy—perfect for a Thanksgiving feast!

Diestel Family Ranch – Sonora, California: For more than 70 years, this family business has been dedicated to raising better birds. Slow-grown locally, their turkeys are sustainably and humanely raised on a 100% vegetarian diet and ice-chilled with no added salt solutions, antibiotics, growth stimulants, hormones, artificial ingredients or preservatives. They offer a variety of options including their Organic Young Turkey and Organic American Heirloom Turkey.

Visit the friendly and knowledgeable butchers in our meat department to find out more and pre-order the centerpiece for your feast. When you’re ready to prepare and present your prized turkey, we can help with that, too!

How to Prep: Brining is a great way to help meat retain its moisture and impart extra flavor. This Signature Brine recipe is ideal for your holiday turkey, though you may need to make a double batch depending on the size of your turkey and brining container. 

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