local business http://kuer.org en “Utah’s Own” Branding Campaign Expands into Rural Areas http://kuer.org/post/utah-s-own-branding-campaign-expands-rural-areas <p></p><p>The push to promote local products made in Utah is expanding into rural areas. Tooele County hosts its first ever <a href="http://utahsown.utah.gov/">Utah’s Own</a> Summit&nbsp;on Friday to help small food-oriented companies expand their business, add jobs, and improve rural Utah’s economy.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:59:32 +0000 Andrea Smardon 47060 at http://kuer.org “Utah’s Own” Branding Campaign Expands into Rural Areas Downtown Farmers Market Extends Summer Hours http://kuer.org/post/downtown-farmers-market-extends-summer-hours <p></p><p></p><p>The Downtown Farmers Market opens for the summer this Saturday in Pioneer Park. Vendors selling locally-grown produce and goods will stay a little later than normal this year.&nbsp;</p><p>Nearly ten thousand people every Saturday during the summer visit the downtown farmers market, so this year vendors will stay open an extra &nbsp;hour. Kim Angeli is Director of the Downtown Farmers Market and she says the extra hour will give people more time and room to browse.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 23:06:40 +0000 Nicole Nixon 30504 at http://kuer.org Downtown Farmers Market Extends Summer Hours Utah House Passes Tax Breaks for Businesses that Hire the Homeless http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-passes-tax-breaks-businesses-hire-homeless <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Members of the Utah House passed a bill today that would give businesses a tax break if they hire people who are homeless. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Salt Lake County Democrat Brian King crafted the bill that would give businesses a tax credit of between five hundred and two thousand dollars for hiring an individual who is homeless. King said the legislation is designed to help some live more stable lives.</span></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:09:31 +0000 Terry Gildea 24541 at http://kuer.org Utah House Passes Tax Breaks for Businesses that Hire the Homeless