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Local Farm Said Turkey Demand High, Increasing Production

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The demand for high-quality food continues to increase, even for basics like the Thanksgiving turkey. Heavenly Acres Farm increased turkey production some 25 percent this year. Co-owner Nicole Espinoza said they are looking to at least double production next year despite higher prices. She said the sharp rise in feed costs is the main cause. “You know, it trickles down,” ... Read More »

Local Turkey Provider Sold Out For Thanksgiving

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Finding a local turkey for Thanksgiving may be a challenge as one local provider has no supply left. Peaceful Pastures is located in Smith County and provides whole birds once a year for Thanksgiving. Owner Jenny Drake said the high demand is normal. “We start taking reservations on Labor Day weekend, and we sold out I think November 4th. We ... Read More »