Jamie Yuccas and Edward Moody headed north to show us the industries that count on deer hunting season. First up is Thielen Meats in Little Falls. The family-run business has been helping hunters make sausage for the last 23 years.
If you’re not a hunter, venison can be tough to get your hands on considering it’s pretty rare to find it in a restaurant.
Minnesota deer hunters will again be able to donate venison to state food shelves this year.
Minnesota food shelves aren’t getting as much venison as they have in years past. Some lawmakers say that’s because tighter rules are making it too difficult for meat processors to donate. So, a new bill has been introduced to reduce those regulations.