The Best Places to Get a Fresh Turkey in Delaware County for Thanksgiving Dinner


By Christine Tarlecki

Ordering a fresh turkey for Thanksgiving from a local farm or farm market store offers a fresher bird and better flavor, which is excellent for dinner, plus all those leftover turkey sandwiches you’ll be enjoying.

Here are just a few of our favorite places* in Delaware County to order a fresh turkey, so call now!

The Meat House (located at 200 Wilmington West Chester Pike in Chadds Ford, 610-910-4030) has an entire menu lineup for your Thanksgiving Day. Fresh turkey, artisan cheeses, au jus, stuffing, sweet potatoes, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry and goat cheese salad, and more. Just don’t forget to order the turkey along with all those amazing sides.

Wolff’s Apple House (located at 81 S. Pennell Road in Media, 610-566-1680) was once a farm stand and is now a flourishing farm market offering all kinds of locally grown and locally raised farm-fresh goodies. Their poultry and beef come from many local farms and their holiday turkeys come from Esbenshade Turkey Farm in Lancaster County, PA. Free-range, no growth hormones, fresh, never frozen and never frozen. Sounds like a recipe for dinner right there.

Martindale’s Natural Market (located at 1172 Baltimore Pike in Springfield, 610-543-6811), offers fresh organic turkeys from Koch’s Farms for Thanksgiving. You can also shop for everything you need at Martindale’s, like bulk beans, grains, nuts, fruit, spices and teas.

Local farm shops make shopping and cooking for Thanksgiving dinner a breeze! Call today to place your turkey orders.

*Please check with each farm/store regarding turkey availability, curbside pickup, mask requirements, social distancing, and other COVID-19 protocols. Please respect the establishments that you visit.


Christine Tarlecki is a local food and lifestyle writer, seeking out the best bites in the area and writing about them. She pens an award-winning food & lifestyle blog, Engchik Eats, at and teaches small business social media marketing classes. And don’t miss the new Engchik Eats #podcast at Christine can be reached at and under @engchik on all social media. #LocalLove

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