Contributors to the chapter: From the Barnyard
For bison (buffalo) nearest you:
Michigan Bison Association
Click on membership list to find locations.
National Bison Association
Search the buyer’s guide page by typing in state, and/or request bison meat, tours, hunts, hides, or other products.
Other Meats and Poultry Resources
Lists 800 United States ranches and farms selling pasture-raised meats directly to customers. Michigan link: eatwild.com/products/Michigan. Also, state-by=-state Beyond the Farm section sources buying clubs, stores, restaurants selling grass-fed meats; for Michigan specific, eatwild.com/products/michiganresources.
Links to thousands of small and organic food producers, including meat and poultry operations. Searchable by map or product sought.
Details 160 farms and the products they sell in northwest Michigan; pocket-size guides available by calling (231) 941-6584.
Crane Dance Farm
Middleville, MI 49333
(616) 293- 1091
Old Pine Farm
Manchester, MI 48158
Gallagher’s Centennial Farm
5891 N. Long Lake Road, Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 421-5199 or (231) 218-0771