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It's Time for Wasatch Community Gardens' Urban Garden and Farm Tour

By Sarah LappéSalt Lake Magazine It’s that time of year again for Wasatch Community Gardens’ self-guided tour of backyards of passionate gardeners, farmers, beekeepers and chicken owners. The Urban Garden and Farm Tour will be held June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is great way to meet new people, get outside and find creative ways you can garden. Last year, I walked away with a new game plan for my garden. You can register for the tour online. Once you are registered, you will receive the tour guide or map. The tour is $10 for a…

Growing a Community Garden

By Sarah LappéSalt Lake Magazine Community gardens are pieces of land dedicated as shared gardening spaces, often located in areas where residents do not have access to private land. I recently sat down with Van Hoover, the Green Gardens Project Coordinator for Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG), to hear the unique story behind one of Salt Lake’s newest community gardens, affectionately called the Off Broadway Garden, located at 337 South 400 East. I sat down with Van to learn more about our community gardens. Since 1989, WCG has been providing, sustaining and building community gardens throughout the Salt Lake Valley. In…

Wasatch Community Gardens Invites You to Start Gardening

SALT LAKE CITY - It's that time of year to start thinking about a garden. And with Earth Day tomorrow, the Wasatch Community Gardens is trying to get you involved. Watch the videos as they walked Haley Smith through some events this weekend and gardening ideas to get things going in your yard. Click here to watch the interview on KSL.

Salt Lake Event to Provide Garden Information

SALT LAKE CITY — The city's Sorenson Unity Center in partnership with Wasatch Community Gardens has invited residents to attend the Grow West Garden Fest. The event is on Thursday, April 9, 6-8 p.m. at the center, 1383 S. 900 West. The Grow West Garden Fest is free and aims to provide information and instruction on health and nutrition topics as well as information about gardening resources in Salt Lake City's west side neighborhoods. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about community and school gardens located in their area; workshops about health, nutrition and gardening; and local businesses and…

Booming Forward: Gardening

For boomers, gardening can be a good outlet. You don’t have to go further than your backyard or patio to enjoy it, plenty of fresh air and getting good exercise. Plus there’s the bonus of literally enjoying the fruits of your labor. Watch the video here for the full story.