Health & Wellness

Utah Pride Offers Free Suicide Prevention Training 

Being the last Friday in June, many residents of the Sugar House area (social distancing and wearing face masks) stood to purchase from a handful of local food trucks in front of...

You can help Helping Heroes helping first responders.

The government has been confused as to how to handle it, individuals are reluctant to commit to social distancing and mask wearing and Coronavirus is raging across the country and across Utah,...

Utah Hasn’t Defeated Coronavirus Yet

It’s never a good look to celebrate prematurely. Whether it’s dropping the ball on the one-yard line or declaring “Mission Accomplished” a decade or two early, the best you can hope for...

Local Farmers Markets are Opening!

Yes, SLC! A plethora of local Farmers Markets are opening for business in June. Common grounds among all these markets: they support local farms and sell fresh and healthy produce. This season,...

Start birding in SLC—easy, fun and beautiful.

The brightest blue head I'd ever seen. The little bird was bush-hopping his way alongside the creek followed by what was obviously his drabber mate. I walk up City Creek Canyon several times every...

Somebody to Lean On

It's been hard to gauge the level of my emotional wellbeing these days. One determining factor is how many times in a 24-hour period I call my sister in Florida. If it's...

Vitamin D: Why not make your own?

"D" is making headlines in the health world, again. In the past, Vitamin D deficiencies were linked to bone loss and osteoporosis, and now, it's being cast as a starring role in...

The Rise of Med Tech Valley

“Joey, go to your room and play some video games. Your history homework can wait,” said no parent ever to anyone. But that could change. After looking into Utah’s fast-growing future of...

The Cat and Corona-19

Without meaning to, I acquired a mouthy six-week orange tabby cat a few weeks before we were all corona-19 quarantined. My gorgeous but grumpy longhair male (also orange) had fallen in love with...

Local Photographer Captures Struggles of Small Businesses

Jesse Justice left a career in Washington, D.C., and New York where most of his photography work was editorial and commercial, to move to Utah with XMRadio.building a portraiture business on the...

Why Buying Local Veggies from a CSA is the right choice.

Why is purchasing local produce, honey and flowers this year the right one? Eating fresh, high-quality, sustainable and organic food should always be important to us, and for those who grow locally,...

Green Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Need a little pick-me-up in the AM (we could all probably use one), or maybe just something a little sweet? Duh. Then here's a delicious smoothie recipe to start your day off...

Tips for Cutting Hair at Home

I don't know about you, but I've been having a bad hair day everyday. It's been a whole two months since my last haircut. My beloved collarbone length hair has grown out...

Mark this Date! WCG’s 2020 Plant Sale is ON

SLmag is possibly Wasatch Community Garden's number one fan (and please—challenge that). With every bleeping thing and event getting postponed or canceled indefinitely, this big question was weighing heavily on our minds:...

Grow Your Own Microgreens in Less than 2 Weeks

Microgreens are all the rage for urban gardeners, and for smart reasons. They are quick (less than 2 weeks) and easy to grow if you have limited space, and provide a delicious...

Baked Spaghetti Squash

It's really easy (especially during these times) to eat pasta and rice based dishes every night. Makes sense- it's simple, quick and convenient. Not going to lie, I've eaten pasta the last...
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