Look for one of the 10 or so breeds defined as "heritage," including Black Spanish, Blue Slate, Bourbon Red, Jersey Buff, Narragansett, Royal Palm, Standard Bronze, and White Holland.
Black Spanish, Bourbon Red, Narragansett, Standard Bronze, and White Holland. From $7.95/lb; Bi-Rite Market, S.F., biritemarket.com; Marin Sun Farms, Oakland, rockridgemarkethall.com.
Near Fresno, CA
Narragansett and Standard Bronze as well as nonheritage turkeys. From $4.99/lb.; Whole Foods Markets in AZ, CA, HI, NV, OR, and WA; for more stores, see marysturkeys.com.
Eastern Plains Natural Foods
Blue Slate. From $5/lb.; Marczyk Fine Foods, Denver, marczykfinefoods.com; In Season Local Markets, Denver and Louisville, CO; for more info, see easternplains.com.
Black Walnut Woolens
Bourbon Red, Narragansett, and Standard Bronze. From $7/lb.; sold only at the farm;