Giving You the Business: A Look at Growth Within Utah’s Craft Beer Industry

Giving You the Business: A Look at Growth Within Utah’s...
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As the national economy swings dangerously above a pit of crocodiles on a rickety rope bridge, the craft beer industry is up ahead, bushwhacking its way forward. You will not find Salt Lake’s craft beer fanciers catching a self-loathing buzz in an alleyway after spending their last three bucks on a Pfeifferhorn Lager from Epic Brewing Company. These well-made beers aren’t popular because they take the edge off your shitty life—they’re popular because they’re well-made to begin with. … read more

Greater than the Sum of our Parts: The Field Work Program’s Interdisciplinary Enrichment

Greater than the Sum of our Parts: The Field Work...
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Salt Lake pooled their resources and disparate knowledge bases to cooperate in a pilot program called Field Work: Aligning Poetry & Science. … read more

The Food Waste Place: Wasatch Resource Recovery’s Anaerobic Digester

The Food Waste Place: Wasatch Resource Recovery’s Anaerobic Digester
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Morgan Olsen Bowerman, Wasatch Resource’s Recovery and Sustainability Manager, says that the digester essentially works like a real, living digestive tract. … read more

CITYART Reading Series: Thirty Years of Beauty & Truth

CITYART Reading Series: Thirty Years of Beauty & Truth
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In 2019, CITYART will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. By far the longest-running reading series in the state, it is organized and operated entirely by volunteers like Joel Long and Michael McLane. … read more

Maguey Makes its Way: Wahaka Mezcal’s Journey Through the DABC

Maguey Makes its Way: Wahaka Mezcal’s Journey Through the DABC
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Mezcal is a spirit made from varieties of the agave plant—it’s basically tequila’s cooler older brother. Libation’s Francis Fecteau brokered with the DABC to get Wahaka Mezcal’s joven mezcal onto DABC shelves on a consistent basis for everyday consumers. … read more

FUZE: Craft Lake City DIY Engineer

FUZE: Craft Lake City DIY Engineer
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When Kristy Sevy’s eldest daughter took an interest in all things STEM, Sevy tried to find learning products that would enable her to engage her daughter in the subjects she loves. Sevy and her brother, Kyle Muir, decided that they would do something about this lack of approachable electronics education platforms for children. … read more

Spirited Practice: Craft Lake City DIY Engineer

Spirited Practice: Craft Lake City DIY Engineer
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Jacqueline Morasco will concoct products for the home out of ingredients you’ll recognize. Everyday items such as vinegar, fruits, flowers, herbs, beeswax and baking soda become bathroom cleaner, goo be gone, salt scrub, lip balm and more. … read more

Momentum Recycling: Making Up For Lost Glass

Momentum Recycling: Making Up For Lost Glass
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Momentum Recycling opened its doors eight years ago with the goal of providing local businesses with the same recycling services that are available at home. … read more

Bonneville Bottles of Beer on the Wall! Hoppers Bottles of Beer!

Bonneville Bottles of Beer on the Wall! Hoppers Bottles of...
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Brewmasters Dave Watson of Tooele’s Bonneville Brewery and and Donovan Steele of Midvale’s Hoppers Grill & Brewing Co. may have flown under some of our radars in the past, but both brewpubs are about to take a big step toward wider exposure for their award-winning suds. … read more

Salt Lake & the Seven Creeks: Seven Canyons Trust

Salt Lake & the Seven Creeks: Seven Canyons Trust
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For Seven Canyons Trust, one positive impact comes from a process called daylighting. Daylighting means bringing our city’s seven creeks back to the surface and integrating them into the urban environment in a variety of beneficial ways. … read more