Baby bison rescued, now a part of Stepp family
It started with five cows and one bull in 1996. Now Sandy Springs Farm in Hinton, owned by James and Sandy Stepp have a viable Oklahoma business – all centered around the bison.
Called the Wichita Buffalo Company because many people still know the American bison as a buffalo, the Stepps are about raising quality bison meat on their farm. The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center is one of its customers. The couple will be here on National Day of the Cowboy, Saturday, July 27, to talk about the benefits of bison products and what it’s meant to them to be bison ranchers.
Buffalo jerky is one of the products offered by the Stepps. They sell the meat to farmer’s markets, restaurants and health food stores.
“We made a living selling buffalo meat from that point (1996) until about a year ago.… Continue reading