6 Perfect Thanksgiving Side Dishes To Go With Pasture-Raised Turkey

Corinne Kocher

Your superbly-cooked pasture-raised turkey is going to need to be in good company at Thanksgiving dinner. Check out these Thanksgiving side dishes recipes for the perfect accompaniment to a pasture-raised turkey.

Reserve Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Monica McLendon

It’s time to RESERVE YOUR BIRD! Secure one of our turkeys today for your Thanksgiving tradition. Don’t miss out on having one of our birds on your table. 

Gourmet Grinds: Grassfed Beef, Pasture-Raised Poultry & Iberico Pork

Corinne Kocher

There are few things better than a grassfed beef burger fresh off the grill at the end of a long day. But as many of our customers are learning, there are some alternatives beyond a basic burger. 

Animal Impact: Our Hard-Working Poultry

Corinne Kocher

Did you know it's National Egg Day? We're not exactly sure how to celebrate, but we think we'll probably cook up some pastured eggs our favorite way for breakfast (Sunny side up? Scrambled? Poached? Hard boiled? Hard to decide, so we might make them all).

National Egg Day, of course, makes us think about our birds and everyone who works with them at White Oak Pastures. Our pastured poultry staff is the largest field crew on the farm - with good reason.

At White Oak Pastures, we are home to many different species of livestock, but we raise five species of poultry alone: chicken, turkey, duck, goose, and guinea. While, logistically, this can be challenging, leveraging multiple species is central to our land management strategy - because they all have different impact on our pastures.

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White Oak Pastures Smoked Turkey Breast

Jenni Harris

The White Oak Pastures General Store, online store and Food Truck are proud to offer our smoked turkey breast, which are ready to eat for your convenience! Naturally cured (no nitrates except for those naturally occurring in celery juice powder), then smoked using natural hardwood, you’ll love the taste of this humane and sustainable product. Whether it’s on a sandwich or in a wrap, when you need a quick meal on the go, these are PERFECT for everyone! Even fourteen-month-old Jack Harris, White Oak Pastures sixth generation, loves these turkey breasts cut into bite-size pieces.

Life of A WOP Turkey

Laura Mortelliti

As Thanksgiving approaches, we are excited to share our hard work with our customers for the holidays. Our Certified Non-GMO, Certified Humane, GAP Step 5+ turkeys are never treated with steroids or antibiotics. Our birds are able to express their natural instincts as we raise them on pasture and they, in turn, contribute to land regeneration and rural revival. We take care of our animals and they take care of us. Read on to learn more about the life of a White Oak Pastures turkey.

Meet The Turkey Crew

White Oak Pastures Team

Meet the two men who worked hard to give your holiday turkeys the best possible life on pasture. James Barbary and Trevor Cates are the field crew members who are primarily responsible for caring for our turkey flocks. James Barbary has worked at White Oak Pastures for over two years and two holiday turkey seasons. He brings his positive attitude and care for the birds to work every day, and we are so grateful that he has joined our turkey team.

“Before I came to White Oak, I was working at the chicken plant at Baker Hill, Alabama doing sanitation work. I’m originally from Colman GA, my daddy is originally from Bluffton. I moved back here about four years ago.  I wanted to be closer to my family and I met a girl and got married. We moved into the family home. And I’ve been here ever...

Holiday Turkeys Available For Pre-Sale

Jenni Harris

We are excited to announce that our 2017 Holiday Turkeys are now available for pre-sale! These birds are very special to us, as they spend their time rebuilding the soil as they scratch and peck for bugs and grubs. White Oak Pastures turkey production began in 2010 with only 500 Holiday Birds, which were brooded just behind the processing abattoirs. It didn't take long for these great distance rangers to completely cover the area of our processing abattoirs. We learned these birds have a great desire to range much farther than our other poultry species. We have since relocated them to a different part of the farm! Our turkeys are Certified Non-GMO, Step 5+ in the Global Animal Partnership, Certified Humane and Animal Welfare Approved.

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