Our Rocky Mountain Elk (not red deer from overseas) are raised locally here in northern Wisconsin, Minnesota and southern Canada. Elk were native to our aspen-laden, western Great Lakes region up until around the turn of the century when they were over-hunted and pushed out by settlement. Through the staunch efforts of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources, several small, transplanted, wild elk herds are once again thriving here! Elk, with it’s majestic crown of antlers, nestles itself right up against Bison as one of the truly iconic, native, big game animals of North America. Also, as one of the most nutrient dense wild game meats, you should be adding Elk to your menu.