Join Florida Organic Growers on Saturday, Nov. 24, for a free on-farm workshop, “How to Raise and Harvest Holiday Turkeys,” in Alachua. / Graphic contributed

Florida Organic Growers is hosting a free on-farm workshop titled “How to Raise and Harvest Holiday Turkeys.”

Joelle Wood, owner and farmer at the Old Fashioned Farmstead, will conduct the three-hour workshop on the farm on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. In this workshop, she will review how to successfully raise and harvest turkeys.


The farm is at 29011 N. County Road 1491, Alachua; the town is northwest of Gainesville.

  • Topics will include:
    Breed selection and sourcing
    Diet
    Housing on pasture
    Harvesting
    Packaging

Participants will have the opportunity to observe and assist in a harvest as well.

Please contact Joelle at [email protected] if you have any questions.

For more information and to register for the workshop, visit https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efsparpe222924a1&oseq=&c=&ch=.

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