September 14, 2013
Don and Michelle Whtiefield pause from their work to feed sunflower stalks to several of their free-range turkeys at Whitefield's Farm of Thurman. The couple will be holding a Grand Opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Sept. 14 at the farm, on Mountain Road — just take a right off High St. a few miles from the Thurman Town Hall in Athol. The event is to celebrate their new state licensing as a poultry processing facility, which means they'll be able to sell to sell their poultry as well as poultry sausage and prepared meat products to restaurants and retail outlets.
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Discerning diners have enjoyed the top-quality cage-free turkeys of Whitefield's Farm for years. Now, after obtaining a processing license from the state, Don and Michelle Whitefield can sell their whole turkeys as well as processed poultry products to restaurants and through retail outlets.