So You Want to Buy Some Game?

There are a number of options available for purchasing farmed and ranched game -- both in local stores and by online/mail order.

Broken Arrow Ranch

PO Box 530, Ingram, TX 78025 800/962-4263

The online catalog (with sections targeted to chefs and individual consumers) lists a wide variety of prime cuts of antelope, sika, and axis, as well as a variety of sausages and specialty cuts. Write or call for a catalog and price list.

Central Market

4001 N. Lamar, 206-1000
4477 S. Lamar, 899-4300

Stocks J-ONE-S venison jerky, snack sticks, and ground fallow deer venison; North Dakota buffalo steaks and ground meat; ground elk from Colorado, and ostrich from Arkansas. They even carry rattlesnake.

Cooper's Meat Market and Takeout

1601 W. 38th #12 (in Jefferson Center)

Carries a wide variety of unusual meats. In addition to axis, buffalo, venison sausage, and elk (all from Colorado), you can get cabrito, pheasant, game hen, squab, goose, and turtle.

Diamond Cut Venison

c/o Judy Watson, Rt. 2, Box 287, Goldthwaite, TX 76844
888/843-4428, 915/938-5403

View the Web site list of venison products from I-Diamond-I Ranch -- summer sausage, ground venison, loin chops, steaks, and roast; these can be ordered via telephone or mail.

J-ONE-S Ranch

PO Box 9, Driftwood, TX 78619

Venison jerky and snack sticks from the ranch's fallow deer herd can be ordered by phone or via the Web site.

Venison World Inc.

Hwys. 83 & 87, Eden, TX
915/869-5220, 877/4-VENISON

Three hours from Austin, this upscale specialty store carries tenderloin, sausage, jerky, and fajitas from axis deer and antelope; buffalo burgers, sausage, and jerky; and regionally produced salsas and condiments. Online ordering is also available.

Whole Foods Market

601 N. Lamar, 476-1206
9607 Research, 345-5003

Carries Broken Arrow Ranch venison cut for hamburger, chili, and stew, as well as quail from Georgia and buffalo and ostrich from Colorado.

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