Topic: Food & Health

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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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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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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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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2018 Eat Local Contest Winner: Savory roasted Butternut squash pudding

  1 lb. sourdough bread (Crumb Brothers) 1 medium butternut squash  (Tagge’s) 1 bunch swiss chard or other dark leafy green (Asian & Heirlooms) 6 cloves garlic (Ranui Gard …

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Editor’s notebook: Our family table

Food tastes better when you know where it came from September 2015: Eating is a practical matter. We all need, in some fashion, to do it. Under the guise of family management, it a …

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Spice Kitchen Incubator

Refugees are encouraged to follow their dreams of starting their own food businesses with the help provided by Spice Kitchen Incubator. SPICE, an acronym for supporting the pursuit …

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Bee Fest 2018 Call for Exhibitors, Volunteers, Sponsors

If you have any ideas, or a desire to lend a helping hand, please fill in this form HERE. As we approach CATALYST’s first time presenting Bee Festival 2018, on June 16 at the Wasat …

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Insects — a sustainable food (good for vegans, too?)

Insects, a source of complete proteins, iron and vitamin B12, have been in human diets around the world for centuries. In the last century the Western world began moving away from …

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Learning to Love Real Food

A teacher finds that embracing new experiences may lead to a shift in perception I’m always thinking about food—what to cook and eat, what restaurant to try. At the small private c …

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Briefly Noted: An Amaranth Love Affair

Amaranth is high in protein: Eat them for muscles like Mr. Clean! When a dear friend gave Sue Click a few Love-Lies-Bleeding plants seven years ago, Sue was thrilled that she final …

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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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