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Punk Rock Farmer at the U-Pick-It Supper: Fava Fest!

Al, the Punk Rock Farmer with KRCL 90.9 Radio Active interviews Marybeth Janerich, Community Education Director with WCG, and shares his experience in cooking fava beans.  This is the first interview in a wonderful series.  

Photos: Easement to protect Grateful Tomato Garden for generations to come

Photos: Easement to protect Grateful Tomato Garden for generations to come Deseret News . 6/22/2016Photos & article by: Laura Seitz Tom Hamilton and his grandson, Aiden King, tour Wasatch Community Gardens' Grateful Tomato Garden in Salt Lake City on Wednesday following a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the acquisition of a conservation easement on the property that will permanently protect the land for agricultural use. The event also celebrated the opening of a new outdoor kitchen at the garden to be used by community members who participate in Wasatch Community Gardens' educational programs.

Utah Department of Agriculture supports new easement and outdoor kitchen.

Utah Department of Agriculture supports Wasatch Community Gardens' new conversation easement and outdoor kitchen at the Grateful Tomato Garden.  Check out this short youtube video highlighting the garden. 

Urban Garden & Farm Tour inspires SL Magazine staff to grow food in yard.

Salt Lake magazine staff members know the hottest events in the Beehive.  In honor of Urban Farm Week, Melody Kester, Office Manager, will be working in her yard/garden this weekend. Read how Wasatch Community Gardens and our Urban Garden & Farm Tour inspires Melody to grow more, as well as other cool events taking place around town.   

Wasatch Community Gardens' 2016 Urban Garden & Farm Tour

  Wasatch Community Gardens will host its annual Urban Garden & Farm Tour this month for just $10- Saturday, June 25 10 am - 2 pm.  Here to tell us more is Ashley Patterson.

Get Inspired — Community Gardens to Follow on Instagram

With prime gardening time quickly approaching on the East coast, it’s safe to say we have all things green on the brain! We have a deep appreciation and love of plants in our own space, I mean, have you seen our office? However, nothing is as satisfying as getting outside and doing some planting. Whether you don’t have your own outdoor space or perhaps you aren’t the best at catering to a plant’s needs—community gardens are a great resource to meet fellow gardeners! Grab your own plot in the garden or learn from others in your neighborhood, either way get…

Dig Into Community Gardening: Celebrate Earth Day by putting your green thumb to work and connecting with neighbors.

Complete article can be found here   Whether you live in a concrete jungle or your landlord won’t let you start a garden in the backyard, don’t let your green thumb goals or fresh, local produce dreams die. A shared neighborhood garden may be just the answer you’re looking for as an urban dweller or renter. A community garden is a plot of land collectively taken care of by a group of community members. From eating healthier to learning new skills to building new friendships with neighbors, there are plenty of reasons for participating in your local community garden. Felecia…