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Making Real Progress


Originally posted on April 24, 2017
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By Katie Stevens, Sustainable Utah Blog Writing Intern

In February 2015, President David W. Pershing committed the University of Utah to the Real Food Challenge — a goal to have 20 percent of the university’s food categorized as “real” by 2020. 295 more words

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Can a family afford to buy all their vegetables from a local farm, and should they?

Before moving to Tampa last July, our family had already signed up for a CSA membership at a local farm.

CSA is short for Community Supported Agriculture… 1,245 more words

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My Change of Heart

By Bianca Greeff, Graduate Assistant

It was a warm Friday morning when I volunteered for the first time at the Edible Campus Garden. As I walked across the sleeping campus towards the garden, I was too caught up in my own stressors to think about what I would be doing that day. 531 more words

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Japan Reflections 2: タマネギ Tamanegi, The humble onion

I biked field side for the onion harvest in Hokkaido, Japan. Farms adorned the road, a classical cloak of agrarian life: golden hues of straw harvests, deep greens of potato tops, the well watered and engineered paddies of rice just slightly turning on the tops into a grainy lime, ready to turn brown, ready to start the next stage of life, ready for the bowl. 925 more words

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