Whole Foods Market Turkey Prices 2014

(Last Updated On: November 12, 2015)

Whole Foods Market Turkey Prices 2014

Check out my 2015 Whole Foods Market Turkey Price Guide!

Are you interested in buying your turkey from Whole Foods Market? Wondering if it will fit into your budget this year? Today I am talking all things turkey from “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store”.

Whole Foods Market sells a wide range of turkeys. The first thing you need to know is that the company is split up into 11 regions (12 if you count the United Kingdom). What is available in each region is different. Certain regions out west have a ton more choices than regions further east. Check out this map to find your region.

All turkeys sold at Whole Foods Market are fresh. I did not find any frozen turkeys listed online. The cheapest prices in each region are typically $2.49/lb which gets you a fresh, quality turkey . Some regions carry heirloom or heritage turkeys, which come at a steeper price but will give you a more authentic Thanksgiving experience. These birds were descended from the first birds found in the United States. That would be a great story to tell right at the dinner table! Most regions carry a kosher option. This turkey has been certified kosher by Rabbi Babad and the Orthodox Union. In all regions you will be able to find a turkey breast for those looking for just the white meat as well as a certified organic option. Some regions carry turkeys that have been certifited non-GMO by the non-GMO Project.

All turkeys sold at Whole Foods have to meet these following standards:

5-Step® Animal Welfare rated
No antibiotics
No animal by-products in their feed
No Added solutions or injections
No added growth hormones

Organic Turkeys
All Whole Foods store carry organic turkeys but not all turkeys at Whole Foods are organic. To learn more about organic turkeys, check out my post What is an Organic Turkey?

Selection and Prices
The selection should be identical at all stores in a region. However you will see some special pricing at certain locations. For example, the store in Detroit, Michigan has a fresh turkey for $1.99/lb cheaper than the standard lowest price. I would assume that the prices you see for your region would be the max your going to see in that region. Still check with your specific store.

Region 1 Pacific Northwest

Prices from store in Seattle, Washington
Organic Whole Turkey (grown by the Pittman family) $3.99/lb
Whole Foods Market Whole Turkey $2.49/lb
Mary’s Free-Range Heritage Turkey comes from the Pitman Family Farm and are descended from the first breed of turkeys that existed in the United States. $5.99/lb

Region 2 Northern California

Why Buy Diestel Turkeys for Thanksgiving

If you live in Regions 2, 3, 5, or 11, you have the chance to purchase a Diestel’s turkey. Learn more about Diestel on my post entitled Why Buy a Diestel Turkey

Prices from store in San Francisco, California
Diestel’s Heirloom Turkeys $4.99/lb
Diestel’s Heidi Organic Turkeys $3.99/lb
Diestel’s Pastured Raised Turkey $5.99/lb
Diestel’s Non-GMO Project Verified Turkey $3.49/lb
Whole Foods Market Turkey $2.69/lb
Diestel’s Mediterranean Brined Turkey $4.99/lb
Diestel’s Original Brined Turkey $4.99/lb
Diestel’s Lemon Herb Brined Turkey $4.99/lb
Diestel’s Petite Turkeys $2.99/lb
Diestel’s Natural Turkeys $2.99/lb
Organic Bone-In Breast $7.99/lb
Organic Bone-In Half Breast $7.99/lb
Organic Boneless Turkey Breast Roll $8.99/lb
Natural Bone-In Turkey Breast $5.99/lb
Natural Bone-In Half Turkey Breast $5.99/lb
Natural Boneless Turkey Breast Roll $7.49/lb

Region 3 Southern Pacific

Prices from store in Laguna Niguel (Orange County), California
Mary’s Free Range $2.69/lb
Mary’s Organic $3.99/lb
Mary’s Heritage $5.99/lb
Diestel’s Free Range $2.79/lb
Diestel’s Free Range Boneless Turkey Breast $7.99/lb
Diestel’s Free Range Petite $2.79/lb
Heidi’s Hens Organic Turkey $3.99/lb
Kosher Valley Turkey $3.99/lb
Plainville Farms Brined Turkey $3.29/lb
Diestel’s Free Range Bone-In Breast $5.99/lb
Heidi’s Hen Organic Bone-In Breast $7.99/lb
Heidi’s Hen Organic Boneless Breast $8.99/lb
Mary’s Bone-In Breast $5.99/lb
Mary’s Boneless Breast $6.99/lb
Mary’s Organic Bone-In Breast $7.99/lb
Mary’s Organic Boneless Turkey Breast $8.99/lb

Region 4 Midwest

Prices from store in Ann Arbor, Michigan (my home store!)
Nature’s Rancher Fresh Turkey $2.49/lb
Larry Schultz Organic Turkey $3.99/lb
Valerie’s Family Organic Brined Whole Turkey $2.49/lb
Whole Kosher Turkey $2.99/lb (up $1 per pound from last year)
Bone-in Turkey Breast $4.99/lb
Boneless Turkey Breast $6.99/lb
Organic Bone-In Turkey Breast $6.99/lb

Please note that the stores in Lincoln, Nebraska and Detroit, Michigan have the following speical prices:
Nature’s Rancher Fresh Turkey $1.99/lb
Larry Schultz Organic Turkey $2.99/lb

Region 5 Southwest

Prices from store in Austin, Texas (the flagship store)
Bone-in Turkey Breast $5.99/lb
Boneless Turkey Breast $7.99/lb
Diestel All Natural Turkey $2.99/lb
Diestel Heirloom Organic $4.99/lb
Diestel Organic $3.99/lb
Nature’s Rancher $2.69/lb
Organic Bone-In Breast $7.99/lb
Organic Boneless Breast $8.99/lb

Region 6 North Atlantic

Prices from store in Boston, MA
Jaindl Farms Free Range (turkey served at the White House) $2.49/lb
Free Range Herb Rubbed Turkey $2.99/lb
Free Range Brined Turkey $2.99/lb
Free Range Organic $3.99/lb
Koch’s Turkey Farm Heirloom Bronze $3.99/lb
Plainville Free Range $2.99/lb
Boneless Turkey Breast $6.99/lb

Region 7 South

Prices from store in Atlanta, Georgia
Organic Turkey Breast $4.99/lb
Bone-In Turkey Breast $5.99/lb
Bells & Evan Whole Brined Turkey $2.99/lb
Whole Organic Turkey $3.99/lb
Whole Foods Market Fresh Turkey $2.49/lb

Region 8 Florida

Prices from store in Orlando, FL
Plainville Fresh Brined Turkey $2.99/lb
Nature’s Rancher Fresh $2.69/lb
Plainville Organic $3.99/lb
Kosher Valley Fresh $3.99/lb
Fresh Bone-In Breast $6.99/lb
Plainville Boneless Netted Turkey Breast $7.99/lb

Region 9 Mid-Atlantic

Prices from store in Columbus, Ohio
Fresh Natural Free Range Turkey $2.69/lb
Fresh Organic Turkey $3.99/lb
Fresh Brined Turkey $2.99/lb
Fresh Kosher Turkey $3.49/lb
Fresh Heirloom Turkey $3.49/lb
Fresh Bone-In Turkey Breast $4.99/lb
Fresh Boneless Turkey Breast $6.99/lb

Region 10 Northeast

Prices from store in New York City, NY
Jaindl Turkey Farms Organic Free Range $3.99/lb
Whole Foods Market Free Range Brined $2.99/lb
Whole Foods Market Free Range $2.49/lb
Plainville Organic $3.99/lb
Plainville Turkey $2.99/lb
Plainville Brined Turkey Breast $6.99/lb (bone-in), $7.99/lb (boneless)
Kosher Valley Turkey $3.49/lb
Koch’s Free Range Heirloom Bronze $4.99/lb

Region 11 Rocky Mountain

Prices from store in Denver, Colorado
Diestel’s Natural $2.49/lb
Diestel’s Organic $3.69/lb
Diestel’s Non-GMO Project Verified $3.49/lb
Diestel’s Organic Heirloom $4.99/lb
Diestel’s Step 5+ Pasture Raised $5.99/lb
Brined Turkey $1.99/lb
Diestel’s Petitie Whole Turkey $2.99/lb
Kosher Valley Farms $3.49/lb