Painted Sage Farm

Demand for local turkeys up in Wyoming

Nov 21, 2012

Wyoming is more known for its beef than its turkeys, but more farms are selling locally raised turkeys this Thanksgiving. One such farm is Painted Sage Farm in Daniel, Wyoming, owned by Maggie McAllister. Her turkeys are fed with hay, organic seed, and spent brewer’s grain from a local brewery, and they can roam freely within an enclosed yard.

She charges $75 for each turkey, significantly more than a store-bought bird, but she says the demand is there.