Why do I hunt?
In short – Sustainability
The story of why I hunt actually started with my wife. She switched to organic only food, and where can you get 100% organic, ethically raised, antibiotics free meat, with full control over the supply chain? Hunt your own!
This is when I studied and took my Swedish hunters license.
But for me hunting is more than just food; it is mindfulness, nature experience, bushcraft, exploring highly UN-processed food and animal products, teaching my kids how stuff is made and where food comes from. It’s about making them aware of the fact that an animal had to die so that they can have their meatballs, or spaghetti Bolognese. Hunting shows more respect for the animal than organic shopping ever can. Meat is not anonymous and does not grow in the store.
We never waste animal products at home but have deep respect for it. And this includes using as much of the animal as possible: the meat of course, the bones for bone broth or feeding my dog (even the neighbors dogs are waiting for the moose hunting season to begin J ), I tan the hides with my children and come up with other things you can do.
My ultimate goal is to buy as little produced meat and animal products as possible and use as much of my hunted game as possible,
To quote my wife: We either go vegetarian or you start hunting J