On Thanksgiving, most people choose to cook a frozen turkey that they've purchased at a grocery store, but in recent years, more & more people are looking for a fresh, local turkey.

Mercer County, NJ is home to two local turkey farms...

  • DiPaola Turkey Farms in Trenton, NJ --- According to their website, DiPaola Turkey Farms was started in 1948 by Art DiPaola Sr. and continues to be run by the DiPaola family.  Fresh turkey orders can be picked up at their farm store on Edinburg Road in Hamilton.  For more information, click here.
  • Lee Turkey Farm in East Windsor, NJ --- This farm has been run by the same family since 1868 and according to its website, the current owners are the seventh generation.  Lee's raises 3,000 turkeys each year and sells them from their farm market on Hickory Corner Road.  Click here for more info.

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