Field to Fork

Field to Fork is our in-person, food-focused hunter recruitment program for adults from non-hunting backgrounds.

Elizabeth Kligge Joins NDA as Pennsylvania Field to Fork Coordinator

Sep 28, 2022 NDA Staff

Through a new partnership with the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), NDA is pleased to announce the hire of Elizabeth Kligge as the Pennsylvania Field to Fork Coordinator. The new-of-its-kind, Field to Fork Coordinator position will…

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NDA Looks for New Deer Hunters in Under-Represented Communities

Apr 19, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association released a video documentary of a groundbreaking Field to Fork hunter-recruitment event held last year aimed at diversifying deer hunting, providing equitable access to underrepresented communities, and shoring up conservation funding….

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NDA’s 2021 Field to Fork Report: 43 Hunts, 17 States

Jan 28, 2022 NDA Staff

We recently wrapped up the sixth season of our Field to Fork adult hunter recruitment program, and despite the lingering pandemic, we were able to hold 43 events in 17 states, ranging in size from…

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A Non-Hunter’s Path Into the Deer Woods: Kathleen Savaiano Talks About Barriers, Motivations, and the Story of Her First Success Through NDA’s Field to Fork

Dec 22, 2021 NDA Staff

If you want to hear a deer hunting story that’s sure to give you goosebumps and may even bring a tear to your eye, don’t miss this episode. Nick and The Doctor are joined by…

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What I Learned From Talking to Non-Hunters

Jun 9, 2021 Zack Vucurevich

How the global pandemic led to more productive conversations with non-hunters – through online dating. If the year 2020 had one overarching theme, it was that no one is immune to change. Although some of…

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Meet a New Field-to-Fork Hunter, Then Help Us Recruit Another One.

Nov 20, 2019 Charles Evans

Over the past few years, we have noticed that Field to Fork participants who were not born in the United States always have a similar curiosity about hunting, aside from their food interest. Usually, hunting…

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QDMA Releases New Video Highlighting Field to Fork Program

Aug 20, 2019 NDA Staff

ATHENS, GA (August 20, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), in partnership with the Georgia R3 Initiative, has released a new video highlighting their highly acclaimed Field to Fork adult-mentored hunting program with the…

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QDMA Branches Embrace Field to Fork

Jan 15, 2019 NDA Staff

New York The Greater Rochester Southern Tier Branch partnered with the Cornell Cooperative Extension to run a Field to Fork out of the Rochester Public Market that very much followed the Athens, Georgia pilot program….

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Field to Fork: Part 2

Nov 2, 2017 Charles Evans

Hank Forester, QDMA’s Hunting Heritage Programs Manager, and I had quite the experience in Georgia last year with a pilot program we named “Field to Fork” after an existing model in Kentucky. Field to Fork…

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