Topic: Live

Nature all around us

Getting to know our neighbors at the Natural History Museum of Utah The myths of human separateness are many and varied: Mankind is special—we are the only animal with a soul and e …

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Notable Utah-related books published in 2019

40 Years with Bagley, Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune. Can you believe that Bagley has been making fun of Utah politics since 1979? Best Friends, Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham, MacM …

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Environews

A community in the thrall of the attention economy feels like an industrial farm, where our jobs are to grow straight and tall, side by side, producing faithfully without ever touc …

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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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What if we stopped “itting” the world?

From nature as a resource to a giver of gifts To describe Robin Wall Kimmerer as a scientist tells only part of the story. She has a Ph.D in botany, teaches courses in ethnobotany …

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Environews: Frac sand mine in Kane County

Peekaboo slot canyon, Kanab – area claimed for mining Environmental damage caused by fracking in the Uinta Basin is spreading to Kane County where a company called Southern Red San …

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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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The Overstory, a novel

Pulitzer prize-winning author to speak in SLC Oct. 17 By Richard Powers. W.W Norton & Company, 2018 What you make from a tree should be at least as miraculous as what you cut d …

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City gardening: Should you be concerned?

No! Just follow these simple rules (and always wash your produce!) The motivation for fresh, clean, organic food gets me out into the garden as soon as I’m off work, and often befo …

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Root cellar alternatives

How to store your crops for winter The last time I went house hunting I had a long list of requirements and even longer list of desires. Where those two lists melded into each othe …

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Re-imagining Nature: A conversation with Julia Corbett

In Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday (University of Nevada, September 2018), Julia Corbett invites her readers to reimagine nature by changing where and how we see it …

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An ode to home

An interview with Craig Child on his new book Virga & Bone, a meditation on the beauty and value of the untouched corners of the Southwest CATALYST: You’ve turned out two books …

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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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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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Aiming for the best at Top Crops

A Westside love story This is a love story. To be fair, all tales of small farms are to some extent love stories. Ask any member of this new generation of farmer their reasoning be …

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