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Editor’s Notebook: Rats—Finally Foiled?

This month’s CATALYST feels dense and juicy to me. We’re having more fun these days; I think it shows. One caveat: The page with the Table of Contents went to press before most of …

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Editor’s Notebook: Does this new size make us look fat? We hope so

Every decade or so we like to change things up around here — or maybe down. Welcome to our “new” look. If you’re a longtime reader, you’ll remember that twice in CATALYST history w …

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School for grownups, writing awards and a visit from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. It’s been a busy month at CATALYST and in my life. First, we’ve begun the transition to a smaller …

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DIY, Live

Editor’s Notebook

Thoughts about this issue. You’ll find a small gardening story in this issue that is really about optimism and sharing: “The Gifts That Grew,” p. 14. The idea came from contemplati …

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Culture, Dining Out

Editor’s Notebook

An evening at the Republican with Stephen and Angela. —by Greta Belanger deJong The Republican, a tavern on State St. gets the prize for the most foreboding exterior with the frien …

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Editor’s Notebook: Keeping CATALYST Awesome

As we go to press, we are in the midst of our first fund-raiser as a nonprofit (March 31: Love Utah Give Utah). A huge hug and thanks to those who have contributed from December 20 …

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Note from the Editor: March 11

Dear friends & family, It’s been a crazy week. I started school ~ the Goldman Sachs Foundation’s 10,000 Small Businesses program. Along with 29 others, I’m a proud scholar in t …

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The Accidental Rooster; What’s That on the Ceiling?; Malia; Love CATALYST, Give CATALYST.—by Greta Belanger deJong The accidental rooster I have a rooster. He’s a simple-looking li …

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Editor’s Notebook: February 2016

There’s a lot of info packed into this little magazine. Want more? sign up for the CATALYST Weekly Reader, arriving by email every Thursday. You’ll find a little note from me, alon …

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We did it! And now we really need your help.—by Greta Belanger deJong Everyone seems to agree: CATALYST is too good to die. It just needs a new financial model to continue and to g …

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Editor’s Notebook

In October, Pax Rasmussen wrote about CATALYST receiving a special status from the State of Utah, the L3C (low profit/limited liability corporation). This means we have a mission b …

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Connect, Eat, Local Harvest

Editor’s Notebook

This is the Harvest Issue. I’m glad other people are harvesting be­cause, through the blessing of farmers markets and friends, I won’t starve. My own garden was just plain dumb thi …

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Community, Connect

Putting the Mission Before the Money

The old model of a small, independent magazine existing solely on advertising dollars is coming to an end. CATALYST has always been an endeavor that exists on the support of the co …

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Connect, Eat, Food & Health

Editor’s Notebook: Our Family Table

Eating is a practical matter. We all need, in some fashion, to do it. Under the guise of family management, it also becomes culture. My mother arose to make me breakfast every morn …

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Editor’s Notebook: Tooting Our Horn

Attending this year’s Utah chapter of the Society of Professional Journalism’s banquet at Frida Bistro was as gratifying as it was inspiring. We walked away with an ever-increasing …

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