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Arts, Nature, Outdoor

Meditation in Space

The art of learning to love the land. After ascending the rock-strewn switchbacks of the Moki Dugway to the sky-washed heights of Cedar Mesa, Utah, we assembled our basecamp not fa …

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Nature, Permaculture

Red Butte’s Waterwise Terraces

Climb into the Salt Lake foothills for lessons in conservation and beauty. Gardeners, prepare for a seduction of the senses: After over five years of planning and two years of cons …

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Intuitive Arts, Spirituality & Mysticism

A Woman with Spirit

Jung Society of Utah plays host to Lisa Williams, medium. Many young children talk to imaginary friends—but as a child, English-born medium Lisa Williams didn’t realize other child …

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Environmental Politics

Phase Out Fossil Fuels NOW

The Utah-based Association for the Tree of Life has a plan. As a progressive person living in This, Our Year of Regressive Politics, I’ve felt increasingly that I’m standing in the …

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Book Reviews

Living the Good Life and Continuing the Good Life; The Handbuilt Home; Gardening for Geeks—by Adele Flail   In case you missed them the first time Living the Good Life: How to …

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Local Food: Fortune Flavors the Bold

Each month, CATALYST brings our readers tales of fascinating local endeavors—entrepreneurs launching new restaurants or retail businesses, gardeners digging, composting and plantin …

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First Unitarian Church Sees the Light

One congregation here in Utah is already providing a model for what we may see as more and diverse people of faith organizing to protect the environment. The First Unitarian Church …

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Books: Transformation and Inspiration

In life, love and in the garden.—by Adele Flail The Wizard of Us: Transformational Lessons From Oz; foreword by Deepak ChopraJean Houston2012, Atria Books/Beyond Words Building on …

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Slow Food: The Taste of Utah—Literally

Beyond Boston baked beans or California-style pizza are foods through which we can actually reach a deeper communion with place. Cheese is one of these foods, its alchemy dependent …

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Book Reviews: Inspiring and Practical

Books to help your garden grow.—by Adele Flail   The Beautiful Edible Garden: Design a Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables,Fruits and HerbsLisa Bennett and Stefani Bittner( …

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Insects: Tasty and Nutritious

The insistent cadence of crickets already evokes the beautiful melancholy of late summer: warm evenings spent in conversation under the stars, or the knowledge that soon—though not …

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Easter Feasting: To the Source!

Easter is on Sunday, March 31 this year. If your celebration of physical and spiritual renewal features dyed eggs, a roast ham or lamb, consider purchasing directly from one of Uta …

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March 2013 Arts Calendar

March marks the beginning of the end of winter! As we bid adieu to the inversion, snowy conditions and icy roads, new opportunities for growth and self-discovery begin to appear. T …

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Youth Activism: Locavoracious for Localisciousness

Utah is a treasure chest for the locavore, abundant with farmer’s markets and CSAs offering up the emerald of dew-glistened spinach and lettuce, the rich ruby of beets and the dull …

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February 2013 Art Calendar

If grey days and hideous plumes of smog are getting you down, CATALYST’s art picks for February may brighten you right up… can’t promise anything about the weezing though, so don …

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