Talking Turkeys | Living the Country Life
More
Close

Talking Turkeys

This nostalgic breed fits right in on a modern farm where heritage values are a way of life.
Slide 1 of 14

Talking turkeys at Thundering Hooves

Clarice Swanson stands in her farmyard near Walla Walla, Washington, amid a flock of Unimproved Standard Bronze turkeys gobbling, clucking, and cooing around her. The former schoolteacher, who now hosts school field trips to her farm, sees a huge divide between rural communities and urban developments. She asks schoolchildren who come to see the turkeys, cattle, sheep, and fields, "You know your doctor, your dentist, and your teachers. Why don’t you get to know your farmers?"

Date Published: April 13, 2012
Date Updated: April 30, 2012

Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
4/13/15 | 10:57 AM
I used a painter brush tool in Photoshop to enhance this photo, not that my forsythia...read more
Betsy's Backyard |
4/7/15 | 9:53 AM
Our first lambs of 2015 were born last night and they are spotted like tiny Holstein...read more

Add Your Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login