Saturday is National Bison Day

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution: Saturday is National Bison Day The animal has also been designated as our national mammal November 1, 2017 TJ Nelson     NATIONAL — Saturday has been designated as National Bison Day. The U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan resolution to celebrate the cultural and historical significance of the North American Bison. Senator John Hoeven introduced the resolution and says “The bison’s incredible story includes one of the most remarkable and successful examples of conservation efforts as they were brought back...

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Why Bison Jerky Tastes Better Than Beef

Wondering what is the difference between buffalo and bison. Bison is native to North and South America and Europe, while the other species exist mostly in Africa and Asia. Bison are the grass-fed buffaloes, upraised on estates or farms, where they graze for their food. Strict regulations and industry guidelines don’t allow using hormones or antibiotics, which are often given as growth catalysts to cattle.  As bison graze on greeneries, they keep our ecosystem balanced by preventing grasses from overgrowing, while their...

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Black Forest Bison was featured on CBS News Sunday Morning

Black Forest Bison was featured on CBS News Sunday Morning

As demonstrated by Colorado Springs bison rancher Peter Popp, "You're gonna get our soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce, so you're gonna get some of that tang that's gonna hit your tongue about the same time the salt does. That heightens all the flavors in it. The smoke flavor was something more. It's not just the campfire smoke. It's that gunsmoke. It's that flavor you get from there." "You sound like you're describing a fine wine," said Petersen. "It's a fine meat!...

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Black Forest Bison featured on the Cooking Channel

Black Forest Bison featured on the Cooking Channel

Black Forest Bison has been chosen to be featured by the producers of the new Cooking Channel TV network series "FoodCrafters". Film crews spent the day with us at the ranch and in our store as we prepared our award-winning Caliente Canyon Spicy Bison Jerky. Check your listings for the Food Channel and look for our episode. It is titled "Burn".
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