Topic: Eat

Farmer’s Market spotlight: Keep It Real Vegetables

Tyler Montague and Holiday Dalgleish made an important decision about six years ago. They decided that it was time for them to collaborate on a farming project. This led to the bir …

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Oasis Cafe now open for brunch

Oasis Café and Golden Braid Books have been longtime enthusiastic supporters of CATALYST, since their early days, and we love them back. They’ve now given us more to appreciate, re …

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Pick fruit in Fruita!

The pioneer town of Fruita is long gone, but its orchards remain, within the bounds of Capitol Reef National Park. The orchards contain about 3,100 trees including cherry, apricot, …

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Hops hunting for conservation

Summit Land Conservancy’s summer tours celebrate open space and teach history while stalking the Neomexicanus, and indigenous variety of hops For nearly a century Park City’s Empir …

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Bee advised

Salt Lake County bee inspector Peter Somers mentors new enthusiasts In another life, Peter Somers was a pilot. Now, he is the Salt Lake County Bee Inspector and owner of Beez Hives …

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Natural wine

It’s all in the farming – but beware the doctrinaire I must confess that I was stumped by the notion. After all, isn’t all wine natural by its nature? Get grapes, squish, ferment? …

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What nourishes us

A conversation with Rawtopia’s Omar Abou-Ismail I recently visited Omar Abou-Ismail at his Millcreek-area restaurant, Rawtopia—a restaurant that serves, as its name implies, mostly …

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The little free pantry

You’ve seen the little lending libraries. Hopefully you’ve stopped at a few to browse the books available for the taking. Maybe you’ve even helped yourself to one or two. Couldn’t …

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The people and plants are fine

Freak explosion destroys infrastructure at the Green Team Farm Late Sunday night on March 24, the Wasatch Community Gardens’ Green Team Farm in downtown Salt Lake City suffered a c …

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Don’t forget…ducks!

An egg lover shouldn’t go through life only eating chicken eggs. Duck eggs are a real delight. Larger than chicken eggs, these oval packages contain a higher concentration of fat a …

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Ode to the hen’s egg

Spring recipes and memories of cooking with mom Imagine some curious ancient human 70,000 years ago picking up the egg of a wild junglefowl, breaking it open, then poking a finger …

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Ham it up

A local guide to your favorite Easter meat Ham is high on the list of favorites at our house. It is versatile. Leftovers are gifts. We use it for breakfast or as a sandwich for lun …

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Grow a living mulch!

Kickstart your soil mojo with mycorhizal fungi and under cropping Nature abhors bare soil. Bare soil is constantly losing soil carbon and the fertility associated with it. A garden …

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We have a food waste crisis

Waste Solutions rescues healthy edible food Food insecurity, where a person is without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food, affects about 800 mi …

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The kamut economy: Bob Quinn is on a quest to restore health to farmland soil, rural economies and the food we eat

My wife says I can’t have any more new projects. She didn’t say I can’t have any more ideas. I just need to find other people to do them,” said Bob Quinn. We were at the Utah Farm …

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