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Making Real Progress

Originally posted on April 24, 2017

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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