NOFA-NH Workshop: Raising Turkeys in Your Backyard

NOFA-NH is hosting a workshop on “Raising Turkeys in Your Backyard,” at Sunnyfield Farm in Peterborough on Saturday, November 5th:

Raising Turkeys in Your Backyard
NOFA-NH
Sunnyfield Farm, Peterborough, NH
Saturday, November 5, 2011
12:30 – 3 p.m.

If you’ve ever wanted to buy a heritage breed turkey for Thanksgiving but were unsure because you had never tried one before, now is you chance to taste test! The specific breed is the Narragansett. The taste testing will be before the slaughter, beginning at 12:30 pm. The workshop will begin at 1:00 pm and will cover the complete process of where to purchase birds, raising, challenges, comparison of traditional and heritage breeds, problems and paybacks, what to expect, and how to harvest.

$20 for members and $25 for non members. Beginning farmers $5. No one will be turned away because of inability to pay.

Contact: Judy Pietroniro, pietroniro@comcast.net or 603-547-2537.

For more information: www.nofanh.org

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