Celebrate Turkeys at Animal Place's
Thank the Turkeys Party!

Date: Saturday, November 22rd, 2014

Time: 11:00-5:00 pm

11:00-1:00 pm - Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, Goats, (Rabbit barn closed out of respect for our feral rabbits, chicken/turkey barn opens for the feeding at 2:00)

1:00-1:30 pm - Dr. Will Tuttle (Note: if weather is bad, Dr. Tuttle will speak at 3 pm at the dining location)

1:30-1:50 pm - Marji Beach, Education Director

2:00-2:30 pm - Feeding of the Turkeys. There will be three locations to feed the turkeys - the girls will be outside, the boys in their own pasture, and two smaller girls and the chickens in their own pasture. We hope you'll share the turkey pies with the chickens too. Each visitor will receive one cupcake sized turkey pie.

Any food leftover will be fed to the pigs.

3:00-5:00 pm - Feeding of the Humans

Dr. Will Tuttle, author of the The World Peace Diet, will also be speaking. Note: Weather permitting, Dr. Tuttle will speak outside of the turkey/chicken barn. Otherwise, at the dining site. Please be flexible.

Price: $65/adult, $45/child

Ticket includes a pumpkin or sweet potato pie to feed to the turkeys, a picture of you feeding the turkeys, time with the animals, a delicious vegan meal,

and two amazing speakers, Kim Sturla and Will Tuttle!

Location: Animal Place

17314 McCourtney Road

Grass Valley, CA 95949

Please see special driving instructions on Ticket Page

Dinner will be hosted at a nearby, offsite venue that is 7 minutes from the sanctuary

It is a rented hall, not a restaurant.

Food provided by: Local Love Catering/Sanctuary Bistro

All food is gluten free



Sun Dried Tomato Pest on a Polenta circle

Carrot pate with a  Flax Cracker


Portabella Rockerfeller

Delicata Squash stuffed with White bean Cassoulet


Harvest Salad: Mixed baby lettuces, apples, dried cranberries, toasted pumpkin seeds tossed in an apple cider vinaigrette

Garlicky Brussels Sprouts

Mashed Potatoes with Gravy

Cranberry Sauce


Chocolate parfaits in compostable cups

Below are some of the turkeys you will meet! There are 21 turkeys at Animal Place, all with unique stories and incredible personalities. You'll meet The Boys - Dakota, Seneca, Cheyenne- all saved from Thanksgiving slaughter. They've been de-beaked and de-toed. Franny is one of our beautiful bronze girls who was rescued from a turkey breeding farm. The Spice Girls are 12 plucky ladies saved before they could be mutilated by a hatchery. Jude is a sweet male turkey who saved himself from Thanksgiving slaughter. 


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