food

KUER Events
12:27 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Congratulations to Savory Salt Lake Winners: R&R BBQ, Vinto, and Les Madeleines!

KUER's General Manager John Greene and Celebrity Judges Doug Fabrizio, Vanessa Chang, and Olympian Devin Logan
Anne Stephenson Photography

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 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.

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Education
12:58 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Students Help Those in Need with "Grow a row"

The Grow-a-row patch planted by Nibley Park Elementary Students
Karina Puikkonen/KUER

Autumn is harvest time and many gardeners in Utah are pulling up plenty of vegetables from their local plots.  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. 

Students at Nibley Park Elementary rush out the school doors after the final bell rings.  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. 

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KUER Local News
5:30 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

One-Day Drive Supplies Summer Nutrition for Kids

Utah Food Bank

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.  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. 

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KUER Events
2:56 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

KUER's Second Annual Savory Salt Lake Event, June 14, 2013

Tickets for KUER's Second Annual Savory Salt Lake have been sold out and there will not be any ticket sales at the door.

“I haven't had that much fun in ages. It was truly special.” Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of American Public Media’s The Splendid Table

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KUER Local News
5:32 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Salt Lake City Considers Funding for Incubator Kitchen

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.  

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KUER Local News
1:15 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Food Insecurity Rises in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City food banks are seeing a dramatic increase in need and more food is going to waste according to the results of a community food assessment city officials released today. The study, which began in 2011 evaluated the local food system from production to table to waste to identify barriers that keep residents from accessing healthy food and ways to prevent waste. 

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Healthcare
7:00 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Many Low-Income Utah Families Not Taking Advantage of Free Summer Meals

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.

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