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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





New York Times reports new restaurants are turning to crowdsourcing for financing

A recent New York Times Dining and Wine section included an article about the trend of crowd-sourcing to help finance new restaurants. Spurned by tapped-out investors and tightwad bankers in challenging times, restaurateur-wannabes are turning to their neighborhoods, and the wider community of the Internet, to finance their dreams. It is part of the same movement toward… Continue Reading

Salt Lake Magazine’s February Issue Features Slow Food Utah and Harmon’s Teach to Taste school …

The February 2012 issue of Salt Lake Magazine led with the provocative cover headline: “Kids Busting at the Seams: Utah’s Obesity Epidemic”. I couldn’t help but pick up a copy at the newstand, since Slow Food Utah is very concerned about this trend and we seek ways to promote better food in schools, such as with school… Continue Reading