sustainable living

Destination Whitetail Showcases Deer Hunting, Sustainable Living

On this week’s all-new episode of Destination Whitetail, we travel to Alabama to follow a family of nine is dedicated to sustainable living by hunting and gathering its way to a full freezer all year. The episode airs on the Sportsman Channel July 23 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Stacy and Scott Harris and their seven children...

Locavore Blog: My first food plots

Spring may be late this year, but it’s definitely here to stay. And it’s about time since we have a garden to get ready and food plots to plant. Our property is bordered by a variety of flora and fauna and the landscape varies from field to brush to forest to pond, so we’re...

Deer Talk Now: Kristen Schmitt on Being a Locavore and Deer Hunter

This week’s all-new episode of Deer Talk Now is all about the readers as Kristen Schmitt, author of the new Deer & Deer Hunting blog City Roots to Hunting Boots, talks about embracing the locavore movement, transitioning to a rural lifestyle and her first steps along the bowhunting path. A native of metropolitan Detroit,...

Locavore Blog: Why I Want to Hunt Deer

While there is a ton to learn about archery and bowhunting, I don’t want to lose sight of the real reason behind my desire to learn to hunt my own food – and hunt deer – and the connection between local food and wild game. I recently wrapped up a graduate class that covered...

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Locavore Blog: Hunting For A Sustainable Life

Six inches of snow coat the dock just beyond my back door and at least twelve inches of snow blanket the 11-acre pond, where we’ve spent many mornings cross country skiing or ice skating this winter. Our canoe, nicknamed Tippy Canoe after several wet mishaps last fall, is almost forgotten: a frosty hill in...

Stacy Harris Reveals Her Gourmet Venison Tips On Destination Whitetail

  Tune in to Destination Whitetail tonight at 8:30 Eastern/7:30 Central Standard Time on the Sportsman Channel. Tonight’s episode features Stacy Harris – chef, author and pioneer in the field-to-table movement – as she shares her insights on healthy sustainable living, and hunts for her first whitetail. Putting aside her career as a lawyer, Stacy now...