Dive into the world of venison processing and cooking with Venison 101, a 1-day program designed to help hunters optimize their harvest.

The program combines online components with a one-day, hands-on workshop for hunters eager to enhance their culinary skills. Delve into knife safety, carcass cutting, sausage making, and a chili cookoff, all while learning venison cookery methods. The online components will cover the history of hunting and deer ecology, field dressing, deer diseases, chronic wasting disease, carcass processing, recipes, and home food preservation of venison, using methods such as canning, dehydration/jerky making,  and freezing. Designed for hunters and hunting families, this intensive workshop offers plenty of tasting opportunities and expert guidance. Don't miss this chance to elevate your venison game and impress friends and family with delicious creations!

Who Should Attend

  • Hunters

Event Details

  • A team of extension experts, including wildlife specialists, veterinarians, meat scientists, and food safety experts, will teach the workshop.