Forget that bird on the Giant Food shelf – there’s nothing like a locally-grown, humanely-raised turkey to serve on your RESA table on Thanksgiving. With plenty of turkey farms and artisan markets nearby, it’s easy to find just that prior to the big day.
Place your order now for a locally-raised or heritage turkey, which has better flavor and richer meat than a typical Butterball turkey. It will have all of your guests wondering just where you got your cooking skills from.
Market Poultry, located at 225 7th St SE, Washington, D.C. inside the Eastern Market which is a 10 minute drive from home, is a modest butcher counter stall carrying free-range poultry, game birds and more.
Market Poultry carries a variety of fresh free-range chickens and turkeys, organic chicken, eggs, and a large line of wild game including buffalo, ostrich and alligator. Their specialty is fancy poultry and game birds. Keep an eye out for their new line of turkey products! And for the holidays, try their ducklings or young geese.
Georgetown Butcher, located at 3210 Grace St NW, Washington, D.C. which is worth every minute of its 16 minute drive from your RESA apartment, is an old-school butcher shop where you can find specialty foods and quality meats. Their mission is to provide their customers with a variety of exquisite, quality products, sourced solely from the heart of Georgetown.
Their butchers have over 60 years of experience helping to provide only the best quality food your dollar can purchase. They specialize in locally-sourced, humanely-raised meats in addition to luxury products such as wagyu and wild game, dry-aged meats, fresh seafood, produce, cheese and more.
225 7th St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
3210 Grace St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007