University Neighborhood Community Garden

University Neighborhood Community Garden

Due to the generous support and commitment towards community from  Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, the ECC is proud to add this beautiful garden space to our long tradition of parks, open space and gardens. The ECC has entered into a long term lease for this community garden space. Various rules have been established to both […]

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Application to Play on a Porch or show your art at Porchfest Salt Lake 2015

Application to Play on a Porch or show your art at Porchfest Salt Lake 2015

Porchfest Salt Lake Music & Artist Sign up, please click here: Musician/Artist Application or print, scan email or mail the information (see below) In the fall of 2015  from 3 to 10 p.m., porches become stages; gardens become art galleries; and over 100 local musicians and artists share their talents with whoever passes by. The […]

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How Our Community Garden Works

How Our Community Garden Works

  HOW OUR COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKS Our community garden is a shared space –a commons. Gardeners not only tend their own plots, but also collaborate with each other to take an active role in all levels of garden development and ongoing maintenance. By contributing their volunteer time toward the needs of the whole, everyone has […]

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

Is Community Gardening Right for You?

Is Community Gardening Right for You? The following information may be useful to you if you are thinking about becoming agardener in this neighborhood council. Benefits and Rewards Despite the extra responsibilities, community gardening is immensely popular with many benefits! If you’ve never gardened in a community garden before, you can look forward to more […]

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Welcome to East Central Community Council for Residents and Businesses!

Welcome to East Central Community Council for Residents and Businesses!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, WELCOME to the  East Central Community Web page, a resource  to stay connected on the latest happenings for all those who live, work and visit our unique and vibrant community of residents and businesses. There is no place like East Central! Bordered by the University of Utah and the University Gardens […]

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Upcoming Community Meeting: Tomatoes, Honey and Shade, May 14th  6:30 pm

Upcoming Community Meeting: Tomatoes, Honey and Shade, May 14th 6:30 pm

We hope to see you at our upcoming neighborhood meeting, Thursday May 14th, 6:30 pm at the Victory Park Senior Center on 10th East (237 South 1000 East). Presenters from both UTA and Salt Lake City will update us on the proposed changes coming to 200 South; the Mayors office will discuss the upcoming bond […]

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Water Wise Gardening

Water Wise Gardening

How Much Water Is Enough? On average, most vegetables need around 1-2 inches of water per week. During March and April, cooler temperatures and spring rains will usually provide most of your watering needs, although occasional hand watering may be required for seeds and seedlings. When temperatures rise in May, the irrigation system will be […]

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Organic Standards

Organic Standards

ORGANIC STANDARDS Our Philosophy Gardening organically is a commitment to health, a respectful relationship to the earth, and a love for the many facets of gardens and gardening. For us, being organic is sticking to a simple philosophy: keeping our gardens and our gardeners healthy. Keeping the gardens healthy means that we work in natural […]

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Our Garden Policies

Our Garden Policies

GARDEN POLICIES Various rules and policies have been established to manage this garden space. They include rules that are set  in line with the intent towards become a Wasatch Community Garden Network Garden and also to comply with the lease. All policies and rules have been established to protect and secure the safety of all. […]

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Stamping Out Crime in Our Neighborhood ECC Meeting Thursday March 12 6:30-8:00 pm

Stamping Out Crime in Our Neighborhood ECC Meeting Thursday March 12 6:30-8:00 pm

ECC General Membership Meeting New Location: Victory Park Senior Center at Tenth East 237 South 1000 East Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:30 to 8:00 pm With the recent rash of garage break ins and theft from homes, autos, and garages we will focus on organizing our neighborhood efforts with neighborhood watch and other tips within […]

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