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Dec 15, 2010 10:07 PM

in search of hare

for a special Christmas dish that has been in my family for generations.

I get all my other wild game meats from Harmony Farms.
But they only have rabbit.
I have not been able to find a place that has hare.

Anyone have any leads on where i could find some in the LAish area?
Are they even available down here?
I'm from Montreal so they are pretty prevalent come fall in the woods up north.

Help is greatly appreciated.

Harmony Farms
2824 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA

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  1. I wish You had posted earlier. I passed a lot of jack rabbits (hare) quail hunting on Sunday. I have friends going out again this weekend I can ask them to bag one for you.

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    1. re: trojans

      oh wow, fresh.
      i would love that, the logistics of it might be crazy though.
      Do you happen to know what ammo they use? Since i'm butchering it, i want to know what the damage will be!

      1. re: GenevieveCa

        It's shotgun. If they bag one I'll clean it for you.

      1. re: Servorg

        you are awesome Servog, thank you!

        1. re: GenevieveCa

          I'm going out to the desert on Thursday for Quail if I come upon a Hare would it be too late for you?

          1. re: trojans

            that would actually be fine. i am starting the cooking process saturday morning for it to be ready for supper.
            I'm on the west side/brentwood area. if you aren't too far and you catch one, we'll set something up.
            i sure do appreciate this.

            1. re: trojans

              There is a big difference between hare and jackrabbit.
              I've eaten jackrabbit and have had nothing more tough
              to chew save the last chukar I shot. Hare from the north
              are large, meaty, usually are quite good to eat. Eating a
              jackrabbit would be a novelty - stick with cottontails. YMMV