Thrive in the Beehive — on a budget

With food prices burning a hole in your wallet, you probably haven’t squirreled much cash into your secret mattress stash lately. Heck, you might have even plundered it for a few extra bucks here and there. If you love to eat local, healthy foods, you might feel tempted by the siren song of supermarket deals … Continue reading

Farm Fresh, Local Food in the City: Broadway Pharmacy Market

On the outside, Broadway Pharmacy Market looks like any downtown pharmacy and convenience store. But step inside, and it transforms into a mini farmers market, packed with local Utah goodies galore–everything from Canyon Meadows Ranch grass-fed beef to Slide Ridge honey. Broadway Market even sells farm-fresh eggs straight from Clifford Farm in Provo–Provo! Trust me, … Continue reading

thrive in the beehive (and help the beehive thrive, too): join a CSA

With gas prices skyrocketing, steeper Utah food taxes looming and the economy sputtering, it is tempting to think about every grocery purchase purely in terms of its hit to your bank account. Local, pastured eggs might sound wonderful with their richly nutritious, blazing-orange yolks, but if they cost a few bucks more than national brands, … Continue reading

Beehive vs. the FDA?

Maybe it’s the pioneer spirit of the Rocky Mountain West. Or maybe it’s the geography out here in Utah: surrounded by mountains, isolated from the rest of the United States, buffered, protected. Or maybe it’s the spirit of the Mormons who settled this land, searching for freedom, desiring only to be left alone to live and … Continue reading