BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Gov. Jay Nixon visited the Harvesters Community Food Network on Tuesday to encourage local deer hunters to donate venison through the Share the Harvest program.
Share the Harvest is a partnership between the Conservation Federation, the Missouri Department of Conservation, local food banks and meat processors to provide venison donated by hunters and processors to families in need.
“For 20 seasons, Share the Harvest has been an important part of Missouri’s legacy of sportsmanship and conservation,” said Gov. Nixon. “Because of the hard work of the Conservation Federation, the Department of Conservation and partners like Harvesters, this year will be bigger than ever.