Food Field Trips » Raising Turkeys
Whether raising your own turkeys or heading to a farm to buy one, learn the what-to-look-for tips. Join Walt at his farm for a lesson in toms and hens, and why his turkeys are a beautiful snowy white.
Born just south of Boston, Walter Gowey lives with his wife, Barbara Dietrich, on their farm in Central Massachusetts, raising chickens, sheep, llamas and turkeys. After over 30 years of teaching high school math, Walter now spends his time tending to the farm's orchard and livestock, as well as sailing on the Cape during the summer.