“Meat labeling just became even more confusing for farmers and consumers,” said Ferd Hoefner, Policy Director for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. “USDA is revoking a label standard that had widespread farm and consumer support. Actions such as this take us into a Wild West situation... Read more
Tripe:  the magical mystery meat that dogs crave and humans fear!  Tripe seems to be the line in the sand drawn between beginning raw feeders and the ‘been there, done that’ old pros.  If you are among the uninitiated, then you will find feeding tripe to be a real treat (as will your dog). Not... Read more
100% Grassfed Bison Bone Broth
Since last fall, there is a new trendy hot beverage filling mugs across America and experts are already singing its health praises. So what is this magical elixir? Bone broth. Marco Canora, owner of the new New York bone broth shop Brodo (think Starbucks but savory), says broth has been considered... Read more
With a poo poo here and a poo poo there, here a poo, there a poo everywhere a poo poo. It’s everywhere… OK? I remember playing outdoor-sports all my life and stepping on a lot of poo. Open-fields are heaven-sent for dog owners who love letting their dog romp off-leash and poop-about. Even before I... Read more
    SHARE RSS PRINT EMAIL One chicken liver contains 73 calories. While chicken is one of the most commonly eaten meats, the liver is often overlooked as an undesirable part of the bird. Chicken liver does contain a large amount of cholesterol, but it also supplies healthy doses of... Read more
22nd Annual Educational Conference Itinerary, Speaker Bios and Host Inn Information April 17, 2015 – April 19, 2015 Hosts NorthStar Bison without any doubt have put together a not-to-miss educational event. To be held in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Itinerary is presented at the bottom of this listing in... Read more
Please be flexible. If you are buying your pasture-raised turkey from a small, local, sustainable farmer, thank you VERY much for supporting us. That said, please remember that pasture-raised turkeys are not like factory-farmed birds. Outside of conscientious animal husbandry, we are unable to... Read more
Pastor Emory Johnson treated his congregation at Hope Lutheran in Siren, WI to a festive bison cookout to celebrated his 65th birthday on Sept. 8, 2013.  This was his 3rd annual birthday party that Northstar Bison catered with 3 choices of bison meat and ALLLL the fixin's.  Bison Kielbasa (Emory's... Read more
Mariel Hemingway surprises her romantic and business partner, Bobby Williams with a birthday party for his 50th on Sept. 29, 2013 on their California ranch.  Northstar Bison's bison meat is a staple for Bobby so it was only appropriate that it was the featured protein on the grill for the festive... Read more
Mission Statement To improve farm animal welfare by auditing compliance with, and promoting family farmers who adhere to, the highest welfare standards. Auditor, Erika L. Voogd completed and confirmed the premises of Northstar Bison Processing Plant in Conrath, WI having passed the Animal Welfare... Read more