January 5 and 6, 2024 at 60 Leigh Street Growmark FS Bloomsbury NJ 08804
Hunters Helping the Hungry and New Jersey Fish and Wildlife
Hosted by Growmark FS
Assisted by Gamebutchers, Lebanon NJ
Primary Goal to obtain 15 or so deer for donation. Have an old time “deer camp” environment for Saturday the 6th
; warm food, showcase deer taken, possible demo’s, hang out for a few hours. Tell some tall tails.
Secondary Goal; have skinning/butcher demo, cooking venison setups.
Free event to hunters, farmers and their family/friends.
While guns maybe in cases in vehicles at location; guns NOT to be removed from cases/vehicles while on site. NO Alcohol NO beer
Soft drinks/coffee available. Various food available
Friday January 5 HHH trailer at location deer can be accepted on the 5th
but hunter would need to text Les Giese or Rick Klevze prior and no later than 6pm to gain access to trailer.
SCHEDULE OF EVENT:-
Saturday January 6; HHH trailer will be open as early as 8am Trailer access will be closed around 4PM Saturday.
Chili and similar available in kitchen area of Growmark.
A skinning/butchering demo will be available starting 11:30am and run to 1:30.
Propane grill and Asado grill to cook/grill venison. Thor Giese to grill various cuts.
Pop up tents will be available. Inside Restrooms will be available. Parking is available for up to 50 vehicles.
If snow event occurs; event probably will be cancelled. If rain event occurs, the event will continue, and possible inside vehicle maintenance building may be arranged.
Individuals wishing to attend the skinning/butchering demo, must apply with NJ Fish & Wildlife. Attendance will be capped at 30 attendees.
To apply please click this hyperlink: 2024 Deer Butchering Demo
Email address for any questions regarding the skinning/butchering demo R3mentoredhunt@dep.nj.gov
Email for general questions please contact Huntershelpingthehungry@gmail.com
Hunters dropping off deer do NOT have to pre-register.
If possible, field dressing demo may be available also, that detail may be more difficult to pull off. Will call that day of event.
Call or text:
Les Giese 908-482-0435 Rick Klevze 908-295-2450