Issue Date: December 2015

Urban Almanac

Editor’s note: Diane Olson, a veteran CATALYST staffer, wrote the “Almanac” column for 17 years (1995 to 2012), taking a break after writing A Nature

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Ignite your digestive fire

Fire transforms—wood into ashes, ice into water and then into steam, raw ingredients into a warming meal. In the Vedas of ancient India, fire was

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Garden Like A Boss

Carbon sequestration The carbon in biochar remains quite stable when buried, and can remain locked there for decades, centuries or even millennia. While the process

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Life Matters

Each day, year and life follows a cycle set by nature. This cycle contains an opening, working and closing. The opening is the natural time

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Comings & Goings: Utah Homebuilders

That’s the message that pro-development-or-bust state lawmakers gave recently when they caved to local homebuilder and development lobbyists who oppose simple building code changes that

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