Marian Burros and Frank Reese at Sterling College in Vermont. Marian is the New York Times journalist who started the heritage movement in America. Her 2001 article about heritage breed turkeys featuring Frank Reese truly carved out a space for Heritage Foods and allowed Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch to thrive. Thanks to Marian’s work, HERITAGE is now a household word and many more people realized the importance of genetics. Read her words for yourself.