12 hrs ago
St. Cloud Times
Hides for Habitat brings benefits to Minnesota youth, environment
So you shoot a deer, bring it home and go about the business of processing it. The result is a bounty of venison for the freezer and a deer hide that many hunters choose to donate, but they might not fully understand what that donation is used for.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Venison donations to food pantries down slightly
Generous hunters every year choose to contribute their deer to food pantries, but donations in central Wisconsin are down slightly this year, according to local venison processors.
Food pantry will accept venison
The Youngsville Ministerium Food Pantry will accept deer meat from hunters, with St. Luke Catholic Church paying the processing fee for the donated venison.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
This Is Somerset
Lord Ivar at the hart of venison venture
Journalists are supposed to be far more fascinated by fame and celebrity than they are, say, by the flavour of bacon but I spent an afternoon recently proving this notion to be fragrantly wrong.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Hunters help the hungry with deer meat
As rifle deer season continues hunters aren't just feeding their families. One young hunter is putting food on the table for hundreds of others in need.
Local venison donation program hopes for 100,000 pounds of deer meat this year to feed the hungry
The Pennsylvania Hunter's Sharing the Harvest non-profit program, started in 1991, coordinates local deer hunters donating part of their deer meat to food banks for distribution to hungry people in need.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Outdoors: Venison healthy, but not low in cholesterol
Every year I can count on at least one phone call or email from a hunter seeking my confirmation -- for a skeptical spouses' sake -- that venison is healthy.
Field & Stream
Venison Thieves Attempt High-Speed Getaway
Typically, when a deer theft makes the news it's someone stealing a trophy rack or, in the case of this hunter in Minnesota, poaching a buck from a deer farm.
Kansas City InfoZine
Deer Field Care Critical for Tasty Venison
Whether you are processing a deer for the first time, or are looking to try a different process, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has a brief, easy-to-follow video on field dressing your harvest that will walk you through the process from start to finish.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
HooksandAntlers outdoor column
Deer hunters have two weeks remaining to pursue their white-tailed quarry as the Northern Zone Regular Season concludes on Sunday, December 8 while the Late Muzzleloader Season runs through the following Sunday in WMUs 5A, 5G, 5J, 6A, 6C, 6G, and 6H.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Ag commissioner wants oversight for deer farms
Many opportunities that would have a significant economic impact in the Mountain State are available, West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick insists.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Pa. Hunters Encouraged To Donate Venison To Feed The Hungry
For the more than 1.5 million Pennsylvanians at risk for hunger, it might be venison on the table this Thanksgiving.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Why venison isn't found in more Michigan restaurants
Richer than beef and gamey in flavor, deer meat is high in nutrients such as protein and iron and lower in calories, cholesterol and fat than most cuts of beef, pork or lamb.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Pantries, programs encourage deer donations
For those working on behalf of the hungry, hopes for a big season come along with encouragement for deer hunters to remember those less fortunate after filling their tags.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Fri Nov 22, 2013
"Hope Springs Eternal" but HOPE Thrives in the Fall Deer Hunting Season
With 24/7 broadcasting and webcasting inundating us with mostly bad news, it can be difficult to emerge from the prevailing cynicism to celebrate the wonderful things happening around us that receive too little attention.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Venison comes in many, many, many packages these days
Trying to find a holiday party or similar gathering that doesn't include a sausage-and-cheese platter or some snack sticks can be as difficult as finding a parking spot within a mile of a mall entrance this time of year.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
48th Annual Venison Feed Friday in Tomahawk
A long-standing tradition in Tomahawk to welcome hunters to the area for gun deer season will be held Friday, Nov. 22 beginning at 11:30 a.m. It's the 48th year for annual Tomahawk Venison Feed.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Central New York deer hunters can share their successes by donating deer
The regular deer hunting season for the Southern Zone kicked off last weekend and hunters are contacting me and sending photos of their harvests.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Devil's Den Deer Hunt Starts Today
The Nature Conservancy's annual "controlled" deer hunt at the Devil's Den Preserve in Redding and Weston starts Wednesday and will continue through Dec. 10. Its says the purpose of the hunts are to reduce deer overpopulation and its negative impacts.