Heritage Thanksgiving Turkeys Are Here!

Heritage Thanksgiving Turkeys Are Here!

Heritage turkeys for Thanksgiving 2020 are available for preorder here!  Supplies are limited, so order early to guarantee your bird.  Frank Reese, now in his 70s, is the last remaining breeder of certified Standardbred poultry in the United States. Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch turkeys can trace their genetics 180 years and are the oldest line of turkey in America. Fans of Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch turkeys include Alice Waters, who says, "Amazing! I have always focused on sustainability and...
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Heritage Turkey’s on Bob’s Burgers?

Heritage Turkey’s on Bob’s Burgers?

We were as surprised as anyone to see a HERITAGE TURKEY in the most unlikely of places — in the starring role on a recent episode of the animated series Bob’s Burgers. Bob Belcher, the show’s protagonist and proprietor of the titular Bob’s Burgers, refers to his Heritage bird as “the Ferrari of turkeys.” We’ve been trying to push Heritage turkeys into the mainstream conversation about holiday meals since we started Heritage Foods in 2001 —It’s a good thing we all like cartoons or we might ha...
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Natalie Portman speaks about Eating Animals on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Natalie Portman speaks about Eating Animals on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

If you're interested in what makes our Heritage turkeys so special, you should watch Natalie Portman on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert promoting the documentary “Eating Animals” featuring our poultry farmer Frank Reese Jr.  The movie unveils the horrifying truth behind factory farming and the food system that many are so disconnected from and focuses on sustainable and ethical meat choices. But instead of stopping meat consumption totally, the movie features farmers who are raising anima...
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A Closer Look: The Heritage Turkey Project

...year after year it is the Heritage Turkey Project that remains our most important intervention into the American food supply. For one, Frank Reese and his turkeys truly are one of a kind — no one breeds poultry better than Frank who stays true to 19th century Poultry Standards of Perfection. The post A Closer Look: The Heritage Turkey Project appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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