2018 Urban Garden & Farm Tour

The 2018 Urban Garden & Farm Tour will take place on Saturday, June 23 from 10AM - 2PM.    

A self- guided tour that features some of the most interesting, creative, and inspiring backyards, urban homesteads, and community gardens the Salt Lake Valley has to offer! Wasatch Community Gardens hosts the Urban Garden & Farm Tour to generate energy, raise awareness, and share ideas about urban gardening in the Salt Lake Valley. We hope that the tour inspires you to take what you see and learn, and create a unique growing space for yourself. And we wish you the best of luck in your own garden! 

Tickets are $10
Kids 12 and under free!

Online Registration is CLOSED for this event. 
Tickets are available at the Grateful Tomato Garden, Saturday June 23rd starting at 9:30 am!
615 E 800 S

Get your tickets here!

2018 Sites & Features On The Tour

There are 13 sites on the 2018 Urban Garden and Farm Tour.  With the tour running between 10AM and 2PM, most tour participants find that they can comfortably visit 5-6 sites. 

2018 MAP WEB

1. WCG's Grateful Tomato Garden

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The Grateful Tomato Garden is a magical green space in the heart of the city that brings together thousands of people each year to grow, eat and learn about healthy, organic local food. The south half of the garden is divided into 26 community garden plots. The north half is managed by WCG’s Youth Program and hosts summer camps, field trips and a youth garden club. Throughout the garden, we also have demonstration garden beds dedicated to community education.

In the heart of the garden, there is an artesian well that pumps fresh, clean water, and quells the thirst of adults, children, and plants within the garden. In the northeast section of the garden is the Grateful Chicken Coop and run. We have a colorful flock of 8 different types of hens.

Additionally, the garden hosts the annual Tomato Sandwich Party, a free event (this year on September 8th) that serves more than 700 tomato pesto sandwiches to the public as a token of WCG’s appreciation for its community support.

Reasons to visit this site:

WCG staff are on hand to answer questions about gardening, community gardening, and the organization. WCG t-shirts for sale!

Site features: Community garden, vegetable garden, fruit trees, chickens, season extenders, and an aquifer.

 

2018 Site Tour Application

If you are interested in being considered as a featured site on the 2018 Urban Garden & Farm Tour, please complete the application. A WCG representative will contact you to follow up with your application. Please note the completion of the application does not guarantee placement on the tour. We need to ensure at we are offering a good variety of new gardening and farming demonstrations each tour year.

Apply Here

Business Policy

The Urban Garden & Farm Tour features up to two local urban agriculture operations each year. All business applications need to be received by March 31, 2018 and preference will be given to operations who exhibit:

  • Compliance with organic standards (certification not required)
  • Commitment to the event by providing a minimum of one staff member willing to answer questions and offer education about the project
  • Agricultural components of interest to UGFT tour go-ers

Sponsors of the Tour may not be featured. Your business or marketing plan for the day is requested and will need to be approved by WCG.

Urban Garden & Farm Tour Sponsors

Thank you to our Urban Garden & Farm Tour 2018 sponsors:

catalyst logo hr   Urban Utah Homes Estates  

 

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  Saltlakemagazine  

 

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