BIRD OF THE HOLIDAYS Turkey from the learning farm at Kenyon College starred in the recent preThanksgiving feast

BIRD OF THE HOLIDAYS: Turkey from the learning farm at Kenyon College starred in the recent pre-Thanksgiving feast.

Talking local turkey at Kenyon

Turkey program begins on the farm and ends with “Peircegiving” feast.

Each semester, half a dozen Kenyon College students live and work at the Kenyon Farm, a 10-acre plot of land about a half mile from the center of campus. Known as the place where “pastoral meets academic,” the farm provides students an opportunity to manage the property, caring for turkeys, goats and chickens, and to cultivate and harvest crops such as potatoes, basil and sunflowers.

The farm and the college partner with Kenyon’s foodservice provider, AVI Fresh, to incorporate t

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