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Next ECC General Membership Meeting – April 12th 6:30-7:30 pm

4 April 2018

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Next ECC General Membership Meeting – April 12th 6:30-7:30 pm

We’d love to see you at the next ECC general membership meeting this Thursday!! This short one hour meeting is a great way to be involved in your community! Come mingle with your neighbors, talk with Derek Kitchen our city representative, give feedback to the Mayors office, learn about the changes to our annual neighborhood […]

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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

9 January 2018

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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

Welcome to University Gardens Neighborhood of the ECC! We are located between 900 E. and University Street & South Temple and 500 So. Get the zoning map here.  University Gardens is a perfect college neighborhood, where residential streets divided by grassy medians are within walking distance of locally owned pizza parlors and coffee shops; and […]

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2018 application

9 October 2017

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2018 application

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 application for Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard is now available. To apply click here:Helen’s Orchard Plot Application Applications available now. Application deadline is March 10, 2018.

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University Neighborhood Community Garden 2018 – Application

5 October 2017

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University Neighborhood Community Garden 2018 – Application

We are very pleased to announce that applications for the 2018 garden plots in the University Neighborhood Community Garden are now available. To apply click here: University Neighborhood Garden Application Form     Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

10 September 2017

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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

With the highest density in the City and seven arterial streets/ highways cutting through all of it’s neighborhoods,  the ECC launches a campaign to request more be done to provide safe passage for all pedestrians. See the summary of the ten year plan and what is left to be done here: CIP 2013 Pedestrian Safety […]

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Message from the Police Department: How to avoid being a victim

1 April 2017

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Message from the Police Department:    How to avoid being a victim

Salt Lake City Police Department has seen an increased frequency in theft and burglary throughout the city. These crimes are being committed during the day and night, in all different neighborhoods, and most are preventable. Be sure to lock up your home, windows, garage, and cars. Do not leave any property that is, or looks, […]

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

22 May 2015

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

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

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How Our Community Garden Works

20 May 2015

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How Our Community Garden Works

  HOW OUR COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKS   We Garden Organically Our goal is to create and nurture healthy soil and environment. Chemical herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers are not allowed. Certified organic seeds and seedlings are encouraged, but not required. Please read the Organic Standards for more information on organic restrictions and recommendations. Water Use and […]

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

20 May 2015

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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 a gardener in this neighborhood council community garden. 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 […]

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Water Wise Gardening

1 March 2014

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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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