Urban Garden & Farm Tour: Apply now to be a tour site

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Wasatch Community Gardens is looking for innovative, creative, or just downright awesome gardens that owners are willing to show to others. If you have backyard chickens, bees, composting systems, rain barrels, a food forest or combination thereof and live in SLC, consider applying for a position in the 2017 Urban Garden and Farm Tour, Saturday, […]

For a lucky nonprofit

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Third Sun, a SLC-based branding and web design company, is offering a qualified nonprofit a pro-bono sponsorship for services valued up to $10,000 through their new Design for Good Community Grant Program. Applications are being accepted March 15-April 30. thirdsun.com/design4good

New chiropractor

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Dr. Scott Graziosa has always had a love for the mountains, which led him to Salt Lake City after high school. He held his professional electrician license in the state of Utah before finding his true passion for chiropractic work. He chose to change careers, from electrician to a doctor, after witnessing many testimonials of […]

(in)Divisible

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Our country feels more divided than ever before. People increasingly feel their voices are being ignored. It seems we’ve collectively lost the ability to listen. The playwrights of Plan-B Theatre have come together to script a non-partisan evening of new work drawn from real-life stories – equal parts liberal and conservative – some you’ll agree with, some […]

Merry-go-round

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Last September, Lindsey Garden’s playground, in the historic Avenues, lost the city’s last merry-go-round, a piece of beloved equipment that had been in use in the park for over 50 years. Partially out of a sense of nostalgia, partially out of a frustration with our overly safety conscious society (the city claims the merry-go-round was […]

Plein air artists unite to save a state treasure

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At the southern edge of Zion National Park, a picturesque metal bridge in Rockville, Utah spans the Virgin River. Some have called her “Utah’s Iron Maiden” or “The Virgin’s Bow.” Others remember her as “The Green Bridge.” Most know her as the Historic Rockville Bridge and after 90 years of service, this iconic structure is […]

Garden boss in Antigua

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Catalyst communist and WCG Green Team Farm Director James Loomis will be traveling to the Caribbean this month as part of a US State Department funded farmer exchange program. Last fall, James hosted in Salt Lake Winston LaVille, an onion farmer from the Caribbean island of Antigua. As part of the Young Leaders of the […]

French immersion preschool & kindergarten

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Looking for a unique experience for your preschool- or kindergarten-aged child? Check out La Maison des Enfants–a French immersion program offered by the The University of Utah at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex. Monika Jalil, the program director, says the inspiration behind this program was her own young son. Scientists tell us […]

100% renewable energy for Moab

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Last month the City Council of Moab, Utah passed a resolution committing to 100% renewable electricity by 2032. The city cited the threat of climate change to the booming recreation economy as a reason for the transition to clean energy, and regional haze from power plants ruins views in nearby National Parks. Salt Lake City […]

 
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