2018 Wacky and Wild winners

Produce Contest Winners Backyard & commercial growers from our local market competed & received prizes; here are the winners: GRAND PRIZE: Sarah Wilmot (Backyard) BACKYARD: 1st Place: Zoe’s Garden 2nd Place: James Haggoty 3rd Place: Cindy Howels COMMERCIAL 1st Place: Wilkerson Farm 2nd Place: Riley Farm 3rd Place: Blue Spring Farm

5 Things You Can Do to Reduce Food Waste

The Perfectly Wild & Wacky Produce contest is a fun way to celebrate the bounty of the season while building awareness about food waste in America. Volunteers will be accepting entries of misshapen fruits and vegetables at the Co-op booth at the Downtown Farmers Market from 8 to 10 a.m., on Saturday, September 8, as a kick-off event for Eat …

KRCL RadioActive Conversation – Take a Listen

Catch Barbara and Jodie, two of our board members, discussing the Co-op’s progress from about 13:30 minutes to 20:40 on this recent episode of RadioActive at KRCL.   Reposted from the KRCL radio & blog Tonight’s lineup: Live music from Version Two. Check them out July 21 at The Comedy Loft in Ogden, and July 28 at Kamikazes Ogden. Barbara Pioli and Jodie Grant of Wasatch …

Improving SL’s Food Supply: An Afternoon of Videos and Discussion

Join us for an afternoon of videos and discussion covering a range of topics, including the origin of the cooperative business model, a tour through the Mississippi Co-op in Minneapolis, the impact of buying local, threats to Utah’s agricultural land, and more. This promises to be a highly informative event and an opportunity to talk with Co-op co-owners and board …

We’re 622 Owners Strong!

The Co-op is now 514 co-owners strong! When we reach 600, we will be able to launch the search for a location.

Garden Concert and Potluck – Aug. 12

Join us for this fun-packed Co-op Ownership Drive event! It’s a backyard garden concert/potluck with Pixie and the Partygrass Boys band, on Sunday, August 12 1443 E. Kensington Ave. in Salt Lake City. Reserve your tickets at Eventbrite. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert at 7. Bring a dish to share (BYOB) while you learn more about the Co-op’s development and …

Yard Signs Are Showing Up!

We’re Showing Our Pride! Community support is growing at a rapid, heartwarming pace. Thanks to John, Mark, Tessa, and Caroline, the number of Co-op co-owners grew to 527! To celebrate, we are launching a lawn sign campaign. Look for this sign sprouting up around town, throughout the Salt Lake Valley, as well as across Utah. (Our member-owners reside in nine …

Board Meeting: September 18

Board meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday of every month. Meetings start with a 20-minute social at 7:30 p.m., at Gallery 814, 814 East 100 South, in Salt Lake. Member-owners are invited to share their comments and questions. Anyone considering becoming a member-owner is welcome to attend. Space is limited. Please send a note to bpioli@wasatch.coop to reserve a seat. …

Recipe: Caprese Rolls Raw/Vegan

A great take on the classic caprese salad. This appetizer is perfect for a party, loaded with flavor that will keep you and your guests coming back for more! We’ve enjoyed them at our Co-op board meetings 🙂Ingredients: 2 medium zucchinis ( cut of both ends ) 1 teaspoon olive oil ( cold-pressed ) A pinch of sea salt 20 …