food http://kuer.org en Congratulations to Savory Salt Lake Winners: R&R BBQ, Vinto, and Les Madeleines! http://kuer.org/post/congratulations-savory-salt-lake-winners-rr-bbq-vinto-and-les-madeleines <p>Savory Salt Lake 2014 was a success, showcasing some of the best restaurants in Utah all under one roof! Over 300 guests mingled at The Leonardo with other public radio lovers, KUER&nbsp;staff, and the celebrity guest judges of the evening. The judges included RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio, freelance food critic, Vanessa Chang, and silver medalist at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Devin Logan, who proudly wore her medal for the entire evening.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 18:27:18 +0000 Renee Bright 46228 at http://kuer.org Congratulations to Savory Salt Lake Winners: R&R BBQ, Vinto, and Les Madeleines! Students Help Those in Need with "Grow a row" http://kuer.org/post/students-help-those-need-grow-row <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Autumn is harvest time and many gardeners in Utah are pulling up plenty of vegetables from their local plots.&nbsp; Some will give their surplus veggies to friends and family, but one Salt Lake City school is donating their produce to those who need it most.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Students at Nibley Park Elementary rush out the school doors after the final bell rings. &nbsp;A small group heads to a quiet corner of the schoolyard where Aimee Horman, Chair of the School’s Community Council, leads a different kind of after school activity.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 06:58:59 +0000 Karina Puikkonen 36819 at http://kuer.org Students Help Those in Need with "Grow a row" One-Day Drive Supplies Summer Nutrition for Kids http://kuer.org/post/one-day-drive-supplies-summer-nutrition-kids <p></p><p>The annual Stamp Out Hunger! Food Drive gets underway this weekend. The drive helps meet the high demand for food in the summer months when kids are out of school.&nbsp; The National Association of Letter Carriers are holding the drive in tandem with the Utah Food Bank. People are encouraged to leave food by their mailbox on Saturday and their letter carriers will collect the food.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 23:30:16 +0000 Whittney Evans 29052 at http://kuer.org One-Day Drive Supplies Summer Nutrition for Kids KUER's Second Annual Savory Salt Lake Event, June 14, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuers-second-annual-savory-salt-lake-event-june-14-2013 <p>Tickets for KUER's Second Annual Savory Salt Lake have been sold out and there will not be any ticket sales at the door.</p><p><em><strong>“I haven't had that much fun in ages. It was truly special.”&nbsp;</strong>-&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lynne&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rossetto</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Kasper, host of American Public Media’s The Splendid Table</span></p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:56:04 +0000 Gayle Ewer 28355 at http://kuer.org KUER's Second Annual Savory Salt Lake Event, June 14, 2013 Salt Lake City Considers Funding for Incubator Kitchen http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-city-considers-funding-incubator-kitchen <p></p><p></p><p>It’s been branded as a way to help refugees in Salt Lake City establish a foundation for a restaurant business and inspire diverse fare, but it’s also a way to boost the local economy. The Salt Lake City council tonight will consider providing some start-up funds for the construction of what’s known as an “incubator kitchen” downtown at The Leonardo. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:32:14 +0000 Whittney Evans 21910 at http://kuer.org Food Insecurity Rises in Salt Lake City http://kuer.org/post/food-insecurity-rises-salt-lake-city <p></p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:15:57 +0000 Whittney Evans 21066 at http://kuer.org Many Low-Income Utah Families Not Taking Advantage of Free Summer Meals http://kuer.org/post/many-low-income-utah-families-not-taking-advantage-free-summer-meals <p>Summer vacation is here, and that means many low-income Utah children may be missing meals that were provided for free or reduced price in school. A national report from the Food Research and Action Center shows that Utah is doing slightly better than the national average at feeding these children through the summer, but that many are still falling through the cracks.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Andrea Smardon 13183 at http://kuer.org Many Low-Income Utah Families Not Taking Advantage of Free Summer Meals