sustainable living

Stacy Harris prepares venison throughout the year for her family and knows great ways to make the preparation and cooking easier.

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...

This is after the second pass. He ended up going over the garden spot about four times.

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...

Kristen Schmitt demonstrates the correct way to anchor your bowstring.

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,...

Home-grown chicken is good, but wild venison sure seems a whole lot more appealing. (Reid/DDH photo)

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...

Kristen Schmitt Property 3

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 on Destination Whitetail

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...