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Slow Food Utah is excited to announce that we are opening Micro-Grant applications for the 2016 year!

The application period is January 4-31, 2016. Click here for more information on the program and to download the applicationIf you have any questions or need help, contact us at slowfoodutah@xmission.com.We are happy to help.

Also, check out the list of 2015’s recipients. Cool things are happening in the slow food community:

  • Dan Potts – costs incurred for teaching community education classes on foraging, etc. for WCG and West High School
  • Working With Nature – a community cider press for Cache Valley area
  • Housing Opportunities (SL County) – youth education program associated with community garden at Bud Bailey Apartment Complex
  • Salt Lake County – Farm Field Days – cooking and nutrition education program at Title 1 schools in Jordan District
  • WabiSabi Inc. (Moab) – expanding a community meals program to include farm-to- table during summer months
  • Blue Tree Beef – refrigerated truck for marketing beef
  • Kearns Garden – raised beds for community garden (youth group)
  • Mamachari Kombucha – upgrades to fermentation room
  • Off-Broadway Garden – supplies for building hoop-house for community garden
  • Real Food Rising (RFR) – farm stand project for youth garden group
  • Johnson Family Farm – drip irrigation system
  • Moore Bread – wheat mill for grinding flour for bread-making business





Wasatch Community Garden’s First 2014 Food Talks Lecture Tomorrow

Wasatch Community Garden will host their first Food Talks lecture, “Is Food Diversity an Illusion?”, this Tuesday, 7:00 p.m., at the Downtown City Library. Presented by Phil Howard, Associate Professor of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University. Food Talks lecture series will be held April through September, second Tuesday of each month. For more information… Continue Reading

Slow Food Utah Features Ark of Taste Seeds at the 2013 People’s Market Seed Swap

It may be the depths of the Utah winter, but as we approach the end of January spring is closer than it seems. For gardeners and growers, its the perfect time to be pouring over seed catalogs, inspired and tempted by pretty pictures and delectable descriptions of page after page of edible plants and flowers.… Continue Reading