Topic: Eat

Paradise vs. a parking lot

We often don’t know what we’ve got till it’s gone The history of Salt Lake City is one of self-reliance, community and agriculture. When the Mormon pioneers first arrived in the Sa …

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Beyond Sleepytime tea

Sleep is sacred. Rest is our opportunity to process the adventures of the day—its twists and turns, ups and downs. It’s our time to rejuvenate, restore and reharmonize. Without pro …

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The 100-mile Thanksgiving

You can source many of your ingredients locally. Here’s how! Thanksgiving is the penultimate holiday for food-lovers, with some of the most lovingly prepared and thoughtful food yo …

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It’s all about healthy growth: Seeds of Success

Cultivating gardens while sowing the Seeds of Success In the summer of 2016, Wasatch Community Gardens launched an ambitious new pro­ject: to build and grow a 1.4-acre farm out of …

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Slow Food Utah

Microgrants, awards and the Feast of Five Senses I  began my love affair with Slow Food Utah maybe 10 years ago, when I attended my first Feast of Five Senses. I was drawn in by th …

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“Lamb’s Good Food”

The patrons of Salt Lake’s iconic Main Street restaurant seen through the eyes of a young employee Way back in 1992, I worked as a cashier at Utah’s oldest restaurant, Lamb’s Grill …

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Pomona Produce

Molly Doktor meets the challenges of the modern-day farmer with equanimity Less than 15 feet from one of the busiest streets in the city, Pomona Produce thrives in stark contrast t …

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Eating the Uintas

This is a good fall for foraging! But learn a thing or two before you go. I started backpacking in Utah’s Uinta Mountains with my cousin about the same time I started eating wild f …

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Take the Eat Local challenge – Sept. 7-14

Visiting a farmers market is the easiest way to find locally grown food. Here’s why you should make the effort: “Local” food has different definitions. Some say it’s local within 1 …

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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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