Topic: Eat

SLC’s Newest Jazz Club, Avant Groove opens up on Pierpont

This is the place (to build a jazz club) David Arrellano It’s natural for cities like New York City, San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago to have incredible jazz clubs. The owner …

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Amour Café

Made of music, mothering, and magic. Amour Spreads technically began in 2010 on John and Casee Francis’ second wedding anniversary hike in Idaho. They had asked for a sign from the …

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The Inner Ecologist: Love Your Microbiome

Eat fermented (cultured) foods! When you hear the word “fermentation,” what comes to mind? For most people, it’s wine. Or beer, or spirits. What—you don’t do alcohol? It’s still po …

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Counting Miles, Not Calories

Awareness improves dietary carbon footprint. Three years ago, as a new intern at CATALYST Magazine, one of my first assignments was to track my “food mileage” for a day. Tracking f …

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First SLUG Mag On Tap Supports Local Craft Brewers

Over 20 breweries from around the state came to pour pints in the heart of Gateway Saturday, July 1. The fundraiser for the Utah Brewers Guild, hosted by our friends at SLUG Magazi …

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Judge Shelby strikes down “Ag-Gag” laws to protect first amendment rights.

On Friday, July 7th, Federal Judge Robert Shelby deemed Utah’s agricultural industry protection law known as an “ag-gag” law to be a violation of free speech in his 31 page ruling. …

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Urban Almanac: July 2017

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden & natural world by Diane Olson, Anna Zumwalt and Greta deJong July 1 Dawn breaks at 3:55am. Sun rises at 6:00 A.M., s …

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Slightly Off Center: Box food revolution

I am never going to be a Foodie. Maybe it is due to a linguistic bias. I have a visceral reaction to words that end that way; hoodie, goodies, veggies, panties and Denny are among …

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Orach: Nutritious, attractive and easy to grow!

The scene was the annual seed swap at the Sorenson Center about eight years ago. This guy had a large bag of reddish seeds that resembled parsnip seeds, only they weren’t. “They ca …

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Perennial onions Easy and yummy!

Let’s face it, sometimes it’s nice to have food plants just grow. No buying, no planting, no coddling, those are some of the wonders of growing perennial onions. Oh yes, they also …

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Register your hive

Got a beehive? Join the club Here are some good reasons to register your beehive with the state. No apiary is too big or too small to be registered. You’ll get up-to-date info on d …

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The Krishna Garden

A community permaculture food forest in the making The Krishna Food Forest is an urban story of reclaiming the land for the benefit of the a whole community. Six years ago the prop …

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Change Agents: Salt Lake Excess STUDENT INITIATIVE—FOOD JUSTICE

It all started in the college Praxis Lab at the University of Utah, in 2016. Ten students taking one of the University Honor’s College’s special semester intensive courses were ask …

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Change Agents: Grassroots – People with Initiative

Thanks to Martin van Hemert for this lovely photo of Hi Ute Ranch, one of our easements in Summit County. Today, Bonanza Flat is 1,350 acres of undeveloped mountain on the dividing …

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The Yin and Yang of Summer

Feng shui for your body, house and mind. On June 21 we enter the season of summer, the most yang or active time of the year. With the sun being at its northernmost point in relatio …

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