Supporting Sustainable Agriculture since 1973

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Diestel turkey ranch

Our family began range growing turkeys in 1949 on our ranch nestled in the Sierra Foothills. At Thanksgiving we sold our turkeys to the local folks who enjoyed a trip to our ranch each year.

Today we produce our turkeys and turkey products year around but, really, not much has changed... same ranch, same firm belief that our family secrets consistently produce a better tender and juicy turkey that has real old-fashioned turkey flavor and same great quality.

Most importantly, we guarantee each Diestel turkey to be raised, processed and delivered by us directly to you. After all, this has been our family tradition since 1949.

Dedicated to organic

The Diestel Family is committed to quality. Since 1949 our family has been committed to producing quality naturally. We strive to provide you with the finest quality, naturally produced turkey and turkey products

In keeping with our family tradition of excellence we have created Heidi’s Hens® Certified Organic Range Grown Turkeys and Turkey Products. Heidi’s Hens® are the cleanest, purest turkeys available and taste just like turkey should – tender and juicy with that real old-fashioned turkey flavor. Heidi's Hens® – The Certified Organic Turkey is sustainably farmed, range grown, fed only certified organic corn and soy, processed and delivered directly from us to you. Heidi's Hens® offers you the wholesome, organic alternative that you desire and a great taste that you'll remember.

Committed to sustainability

By sustainably farming our ranch we provide the best outcome for both our human and natural environments now and into the future. We want nature to work with us, not against us, and vice-versa, so we ask ourselves, “How do we create a system that allows nature to dictate the best path”?

As a consumer, you have the right to choose products that benefit our environment. And, as a producer, we feel that it is our obligation to preserve our environment for future generations to enjoy.

Our turkey products are designed to enhance the mind, body and well-being of our customers. Our organic byproducts are composted with the same commitment to quality and enhancement goals.

Our sustainability plan focuses on providing the best outcome for both our human and natural environments now... and into the indefinite future. We are working symbiotically with nature to develop natural solutions. It's not about limiting our's about eliminating our footprint!

Sustainability means the world to us! Please click to see our Sustainability Statement (1mb pdf). And, for a glimpse of our sustainability in action, please visit our new Sustainability Gallery and join us in sustainable living!

What we are Doing!

By employing sustainable methods of agriculture, such as composting and eliminating the use of toxic chemicals, fertilizers and inorganic substances, we hope to greatly reduce our ecological footprint.

We are…

  • Eliminating the use of toxic chemicals, fertilizers, and inorganic substances in our environment
  • Conserving biological resources
  • Reusing resources instead of land filling
  • Conserving ground water

In detail…

  • We maintain a natural environment for all of our turkeys by eliminating the need for antibiotics and feed additives
  • We maintain a vertically integrated operation thus significantly reducing the quantity of fossil fuels needed to transport our products
  • We are committed to reducing the foot print that we leave in our environment by reducing our waste stream
  • After processing we treat all of our used water with a Zenon membrane water filtration system ensuring that the water we used is then purified, reused and returned to our environment to be just as pure as it was when it came from our well
  • We treat all of our solid organic waste by windrow composting. Through the use of composting we reduce the Greenhouse Gas Emissions of products which would normally be land filled by approximately 70 percent; by composting our manure, feathers and cardboard we are essentially reducing our waste stream by 75 percent!
  • We are committed to continually moving toward a company wide zero landfill waste policy
  • Feel free to contact us by e-mail, phone, fax or mail. We'll are happy to respond to any of your questions or comments. We love to find new ways to please our customers so send us your product, marketing or other feedback!

Feel free to contact us; we'll are happy to respond to any of your questions or comments. We love to find new ways to please our customers so send us your product, marketing or other feedback!

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  • Phone: (209)532-4950
  • Toll Free: 1-888-4-GOBBLE(462253)
  • Fax: (209)532-5059
  • Postal Address: P.O. Box 576, Sonora, CA 95370 Physical Address: 22200 Lyons Bald Mountain Road, Sonora, CA 95370