Good, Better, and Best Turkeys in Town!

Good, Better, and Best Turkeys in Town!

What should you be looking for when shopping for the big-day bird? Here’s a quick guide to finding the good, better, and best options for your special Thanksgiving meal.

One of Slow Food WiSE’s best picks: Heritage Narragansett Turkey

Good
Just because it says “no added growth hormones” doesn’t mean the turkey has been raised humanely. In fact, this is just a tricky marketing tool since federal law prohibits the use of hormones when raising turkeys. Instead, look for things like “no antibiotics,” “free-range,” or “cage-free.”

Better
Because the USDA …

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