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 2015 Various rules and policies have been established to manage this garden space. All policies and rules have been established to protect and secure the safety of all. If you are interested in joining our garden we highly suggest you first read about the garden policies and rules to make sure this garden […]

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Get Involved!

Get Involved!

Looking to get involved in your neighborhood where you can make a real difference?  There is room for everyone. We’d love to have you! Block Captain, Mobile Watch, Porchfest Porch Sponsor, Porchfest Band, Neighborhood Representative, Tree Advocate, Park Angel, Committee work, Problem Solver, Web Page, Newsletter, Participant, Pedestrian Safety,  Historic Preservation, Traffic impacts, Business mitigation […]

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Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!

Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!

Last week the City Council approved capital improvement projects through out the city including several that respond directly to our request for safe passage across the arterial  streets that run through East Central. The City Council allocated:  $50,000 to provide for installation of pedestrian-activated flashing LED warning lights at crosswalks on 100 South at 1000 […]

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ECC Ready

ECC Ready

  At the heart of any community that is ready to effectively respond and recover from a disaster’s devastation is a group of well-organized neighbors who know what to expect, what to do, and how to come together to help ensure the safety of their families and community.   This web site has been designed […]

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

Named in honor of  Helen  Clawson Wells,  great grand daughter of Brigham Young, University Gardens Neighborhood planted 60 apple and pear  trees  on October 15, 2011  in what was Salt Lake City’s first urban orchard on the corner of 100 South and 1100 East.  This orchard will include Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold apple trees; Anjou, Bartlett, […]

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Commitment to Peaceful Neighbor to Neighbor Mitigations

Commitment to Peaceful Neighbor to Neighbor Mitigations

Less Concrete. This driveway looks to be a carpet of green grass but actually utilized pavers with the capacity for heavy trucks and cranes. Screening Ideas. Can be used as a trellis, or to block out unsightly equipment. : Way Finding: Birming, lowering the site, utilizing the grade and slope for parking and lessening the […]

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Porchfest Raffle – 2012

Porchfest Raffle – 2012

Porchfest Salt Lake  -2012’s raffle we gave away a limited edition Martin Guitar.     And the winner is…. And the winner of the Cowboy III Collector Edition Martin Guitar, generously donated by Intermountain Guitar and Banjo is…… JON HANSELL! Thanks everyone for your incredible support of Porchfest!

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Ten Tips for Walkers

Ten Tips for Walkers

Ten tips for those about to walk 1: Fancy footwear Wear sensible shoes – something comfortable and supportive. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice fashion. After all, Nancy Sinatra recommends boots made for walking. 2: Dress your best Dress your best for the weather that is. All walks go rain or shine. It’s […]

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