Farm-Raised Meat Guide: Bison
Idaho Preferred Farm-Raised Bison GUIDE
Enhance your dining experience this season with a variety of locally sourced meats from Idaho. Fill your freezers with bison produced right here, ensuring transparency in your food source and direct support for Idaho’s dedicated ranch families.
Depending on how you cook it, Bison is a bit leaner and can be slightly sweeter than beef, making it a great match for prime rib, tenderloin, or steaks.
Did you know that Idaho cultivates over 185 commodities? Meaning Idaho is a bountiful state where you can more likely find almost anything you need for your dinner table grown, raised, or crafted locally. Check out the Idaho Preferred Farm + Food Finder and discover a local bison rancher near you!
GUIDE TO DISCOVERING IDAHO PREFERRED DIRECT-BUY Bison PRODUCERS
Shoemaker Bison Ranch
In 1980, Dan Shoemaker made the decision to transition his family’s farm from cattle ranching to raising bison, seeking an alternative and more sustainable way of farming. Today, the ranch is proudly run by Dan, his son Chase, and even Chase’s kids help out, making it a thriving fourth-generation operation.
Don’t forget to check out our other farm-raised meat guides!