New trend – new hunters kill their own food, and write a book about it.

I’ve long tried to explain to non-hunters that providing my own healthy meals is one of the greatest satisfactions I find in hunting. I often compare it to the process to gardening

“There is no honor or true appreciation in any meal that’s killed or grown by others,” is one of my favorite lines.

A New York Times article states a growing number of noted young people have decided to hunt for their own food. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder, is one of them .

Now, it appears that a growing number of young, previously non-hunters are giving it a whirl, too, and some are writing books about it.

The linked-to ¬†review by the New York Times takes a look at several such books, some of which are written by men and women who were previously vegans. I’ve yet to read any of the books because I have a pretty good idea what they’re going to say, but I might load one or two on my Kindle for down the road.

I did learn, though, that famed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg¬†pledged for a year to only eat meat from animals he’d killed to achieve a greater appreciation for life and his meals…at least I assume he’s still able to afford to buy his own food.